Kingston Police seek assistance to identify suspect in library theft

Photo via Kingston Police.
Photo via Kingston Police.

Kingston Police have released the above images and are asking for public assistance to identify a suspect involved in a theft at a downtown library earlier this year.

According to a release from Kingston Police, on Friday, Jan. 6, 2023, the suspect entered the Central Branch of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library located on Johnson Street. While in the library the suspect stole another attendee’s cell phone from a table while they were studying, police said.

The suspect is described as being 6 feet tall, approximately 170 pounds with short brown hair. Police added that at the time, the suspect was wearing a black jacket with “Bell” written on the upper right chest portion of the jacket, a black graphic t-shirt, and blue jeans with black and brown winter boots.

According to the release, the suspect was also observed wearing a blue and white toque with a red blanket draped and tied around their shoulders.

Anyone with information in regards to the identity of this male is asked to please contact Detective Sergeant Blair Watt at 613-549-4660 ext. 6320 or via email at [email protected]. Tips can also be provided anonymously by calling the Kingston Police general number, 613-549-4660 ext. 0, and asking to remain anonymous.

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