Fragrance Theft Leaves Local Pharmacy in Loss

Fragrance Theft Leaves Local Pharmacy in Loss

LaSalle Police is currently investigating a significant theft that occurred at a local pharmacy, resulting in a loss exceeding $1,000. The incident took place at approximately 5:30 pm on October 24th. A male suspect, described as having short, dark hair and a short, dark beard and mustache, was witnessed placing various fragrances into a bag before leaving the store without making any payment. The suspect was attired in a gray sweater, black pants, and a black baseball cap, and was seen carrying a large black shoulder bag.

Authorities are urging anyone with information regarding this incident to promptly get in touch with the LaSalle Police Service at 519-969-5210. For those wishing to remain anonymous, tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 519-258-8477.

The theft has left the local pharmacy in a state of distress, as the stolen goods amount to a significant monetary loss. Fragrances are a sought-after product in the cosmetics industry due to their wide appeal and high value. The incident highlights the need for businesses to remain vigilant and employ effective security measures to prevent such thefts from occurring.


Q: What should I do if I have information about the incident?
A: If you have any information that could assist the investigation, please contact the LaSalle Police Service at 519-969-5210.

Q: Can I provide a tip anonymously?
A: Yes, you can submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 519-258-8477.

Q: Why are fragrances popular among thieves?
A: Fragrances are valuable items in the cosmetics industry and can be easily resold due to their high demand and market value.

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