Pair wanted for theft, fraud

Police are seeking a man and a woman following a residential break-in in Richmond Hill and the fraudulent use of a credit card stolen in the break-in.

On Tuesday, October 16 between 2 p.m. and 5:20 p.m., suspects broke into a home located near Bathurst Street and Shaftsbury Avenue. They forced open the front door and made off with a quantity of jewellery, a Macbook and some credit cards, York Regional Police (YRP) report.

On October 18 and 19, a credit card stolen from the home was fraudulently used numerous times at various locations throughout the Greater Toronto Area. The suspects using the cards were captured on video surveillance. Both were seen driving what police believe is a 2011 to 2015, four-door, silver Hyundai Elantra sedan, with light-blue licence-plate covers.

Investigators are releasing the video surveillance footage of the suspects and appealing to the public for help in identifying them. The man is described as black, 20 to 30 years, with a thin build and wearing a maroon-coloured hooded sweatshirt. The female is described as black, 20 to 30 years, with a thin build.

The video can be viewed at https://youtu.be/KcKKP94TtzQ. Anyone who can identify these suspects or has other information is asked to contact #2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext.7244, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com.

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