Christmas tree stolen from Fergus business

FERGUS – A holiday theft has occurred here.

On Nov. 14 at 9:17pm surveillance footage at a business on St. David Street North in Fergus, showed a suspect unplugging a Christmas tree that was on display behind the electronic drive-thru display.

The suspect then fled on foot taking the tree with them.

The Wellington County OPP received the theft report on Nov. 17

The suspect is described as: Caucasian male, grey/white balding hair, average build and wearing dark pants, grey/blue plaid jacket, brown boots and glasses.

OPP is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect.

Any person with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. To remain anonymous, tip providers can  call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip online at Tipsters may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.