Update (Thursday, Jun. 15, 2023):
On Wednesday, Jun. 14, 2023, Kingston Police asked for public assistance to identify two individuals involved in the disappearance of personal items in the food court at the Cataraqui Center.
“The individuals involved in this incident have been identified and the property has been returned to its rightful owner,” Kingston Police stated on Wednesday evening.
The Kingston Police have released the above images and are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two individuals believed to have been involved in the disappearance of personal items in the food court at the Cataraqui Center.
On Thursday, Jun. 8, 2023, between the hours of 12:45 p.m. and 1:15 p.m., the complainant and their spouse were seated in the food court at the Cataraqui Center. According to Kingston Police, the two individuals then left the food court, accidentally leaving behind a bag with personal belongings inside. Upon noticing, they returned to the food court only to find the bag gone.
“Security camera footage revealed an individual taking the complainant’s bag and placing it inside their purse. At the time of the incident, this individual was accompanied by a second individual,” police said.
These individuals were later seen speaking with Cataraqui Center staff, however the complainant’s possessions were never turned over to staff or recovered, according to a media release dated Wednesday, Jun. 14, 2023.
Police said they are looking to speak with the individuals captured on security footage to ascertain their involvement in this incident and further investigate the disappearance of the complainant’s belongings.
The first individual is described as Caucasian, with shoulder-length white hair, wearing eyeglasses, a black shirt, blue tights with a black stripe, and dark-coloured shoes.
The second individual is described as Caucasian, with dark hair, and a receding hairline. They were reportedly wearing eyeglasses and a two-tone grey-coloured quarter zip sweater.
Anyone with information in relation to the identity of these individuals is asked to contact D/Cst Craig Boyce at 613-549-4660 ext. 6246 or via email at [email protected].