Break, Enter and Thefts of Mannequins
Since May 8th, 2016, police have investigated 5 Break and Enters and one attempt Break and Enter to local businesses where the only items stolen have been female mannequins. On May 8th, 2016 and June 23th, 2016, a business on Front Street was broken into and on both occasions, two female mannequins were taken. On May 13, 2016, police took a report of a break and enter overnight to another business on Front Street where a mannequin was taken. The latest two break and enters occurred on July 14, 2016 and July 24, 2016. On July 14, 2016 at 2:30 am, unknown suspect(s) smashed the front door glass of a Northfront Street business, entered the store and stole 2 female display mannequins. On July 24, 2016 at approximately 4:30 am, unknown suspect(s) entered the same business on Northfront St by smashing the front door window again and then stealing four female torsos.
Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating the person(s) responsible for these break and enters. Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact D/Cst Terri Smith of the Belleville Police Service at (613) 966-0882 ext. 2228 and/or Quinte Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.