(SCHREIBER, ON) – UPDATE: Police have the suspects in custody.
EARLIER: The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Schreiber Detachment are issuing a public alert in relation to a theft of gas incident that occurred today, December 16th, 2019, in Terrace Bay, Ontario.
The Schreiber Detachment located the suspect vehicle that was involved in the theft; in a ditch; down a side road near the community of Pays Plat.
The two suspects; believed to be a male and a female exited the vehicle and are somewhere in that general area.
Suspect #1 is described as a male, approximately 30-year-old, heavyset around 230 pounds and 5-foot 11-inches tall. He has a neck tattoo.
Suspect #2 is described as a female with blond hair wearing a black Adidas jacket with white fleece.
The police are asking travelling motorists not to pick up hitchhikers. Keep your doors locked.
If you do see anyone hitchhiking in that area, to call the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122.