Police seek suspects in March break-in at Uxbridge church

Police are releasing photos in efforts to identify two suspects who used gift cards that were allegedly stolen from an Uxbridge church.

On March 13, at approximately 9 a.m., Durham Regional Police responded to a break and enter call at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church on Toronto Street South in Uxbridge. Police say the suspect(s) broke into the property sometime overnight and broke into a safe, stealing numerous electronic gift cards. These gift cards belonged to a local food bank.

Two suspects were reportedly observed using these stolen cards at grocery stores in Ajax, Oshawa and Whitby.

The suspects seen using the cards are described as:

  • Suspect #1 – male, white, in his 40s, prescription glasses, short brown hair, wearing a dark jacket with tan collar and tanned pants Suspect 1
  • Suspect #2 – male, white, in his 40s, medium build, short hair, goatee, wearing a hooded Under Armour sweater, dark pants Suspect 2

The suspect vehicle is believed to be a red Dodge Challenger.

Anyone with new information about these break and enters is asked to contact D/Cst. Fisher of North Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 extension 2674.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.