South Simcoe Police investigating an organized shoplifting ring

$200 worth of jackets stolen

South Simcoe Police is investigating the theft of 20 jackets worth $200 each from a store within the Tanger Outlet mall in Cookstown.

Police say this was an organized shoplifting ring.


Around 2:30 on Saturday, Nov, 27, investigators say two males and a female were seen entering the store followed a short time later by another male and female that were pushing a child’s stroller. Once inside the store, police say the group worked together to steal a large quantity of outerwear.

Police are appealing to the public for assistance in identifying the suspects.

Police are investigating if any other stores in the mall were hit.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Jake McCann at 7 05-366-2141 or 905-775-3311.

Images – provided by South Simcoe Police