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Two charged after distraction thefts focusing on aged


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York Regional Police have charged two individuals after an investigation right into a number of latest distraction thefts in Vaughan.

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In Might 2022, officers acquired a number of experiences of theft occurring at residential places in Vaughan. Most incidents noticed aged and weak victims targetted as they have been strolling exterior their residences between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., police mentioned.

Police say the suspects, a male driver and a feminine passenger, method the victims and ask for instructions. As soon as instructions are given, the suspects inform the sufferer they wish to give them a present, which is a pretend gold chain, police allege. They are saying the feminine suspect will hug the sufferer and swap the pretend gold chain for the true jewellery worn by the sufferer.

By way of the investigation, officers recognized the alleged suspects and they’re now going through fees. The investigation is ongoing. York Regional Police are urging any extra victims of any such theft to please come ahead.

Brincoveanu Constantin, 38, of Toronto, and Simona Tudorache, 36, of Toronto, have been charged with three counts of theft below $5,000 and possession of property obtained by crime.

Simona Tudorache, 36, of Toronto. Supplied/York Regional Police
Simona Tudorache, 36, of Toronto. Equipped/York Regional Police

Anybody with data can name 1-866-876-5423, ext.7441, name Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-tips, or go to www.1800222tips.com.

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