Police looking for woman accused of stealing from East End schools

Security camera image of female suspect in daytime break-and-enters and thefts from East End schools PHOTO: Toronto Police Services

Police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down a woman accused of stealing from several East End schools during school hours.

A Toronto Police release from this morning says that police are investigating break and enters and thefts from schools in the East York, Beach, Scarborough area.

Police say that since Thursday, Feb. 4 a woman has been walking into schools while they are in session and pretending to be a parent registering her child.

While there, she has entered unattended classrooms and office areas, stealing electronics, cash, and personal items, say police.

The schools that have been affected are Adam Beck Junior Public School, Blantyre Public School, Gledhill Junior Public School, Kimberly Junior Public School/Beaches Alternative Junior School, Secord Elementary School, William J McCordic School, and Malvern Collegiate Institute.

She has been described as 5’2″, slim build, with long blonde hair in a bun.

Police have released a security camera image of the woman and are asking for the public’s help in locating her.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.


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