OPP looking for Erin toothbrush thieves

ERIN – Police are looking for the men responsible for stealing hundreds of dollars worth of toothbrushes from a business here.

On May 6 at about 12:45pm, Wellington County OPP officers responded to a shoplifting complaint at a pharmacy on Main Street in Erin.

Police say that at 12:30pm two men entered into the business and stole from a display numerous electric toothbrushes worth approximately $720.

“When the suspects were approached by a staff member, they fled out the back door and into an awaiting vehicle,” police stated in a May 7 press release.

The vehicle, which police say “left the scene in an unknown direction,” is described as a dark-coloured sedan.

The suspects are described as follows

  • suspect 1 – Middle Eastern or South Asian male, about 5’8 tall with long hair tied back and a beard, wearing a grey sweater;
  • suspect 2 – Middle Eastern or South Asian, male, under 6’0 tall with short hair and beard, wearing an orange hoodie; and
  • suspect 3 – unknown description of person driving the vehicle.


Anyone with information can contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip online at www.csgw.tips. Tip providers may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.