Police: Suspects stole $14K worth of merchandise from downtown department store
Codi Wilson, CP24.com
Published Monday, January 15, 2018 6:45AM EST
Last Updated Monday, January 15, 2018 1:40PM EST
Two of seven suspects wanted in connection with the theft of thousands of dollars-worth of merchandise from a downtown department store have surrendered to police, investigators confirmed Monday.
The alleged theft occurred on Dec. 1 at around 4:12 p.m. at a department store in the area of Yonge and Queen streets.
According to police, seven suspects entered the store wearing hoodies and masks and allegedly took a number of Moncler jackets from a display before fleeing the store.
Police estimate the total value of the stolen goods to be $14,000.
On Monday afternoon, investigators confirmed that two of the seven suspects, a 16-year-old boy and 17-year-old boy, turned themselves into police.
They are facing two charges, including theft over $5,000 and conspiracy to commit an indictable offence.
They cannot be identified under the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.