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01 Dec 2016

Security guard, bystander assaulted in grocery store theft, say police

Security guard, bystander assaulted in grocery store theft, say police

TimminsToday10 hours ago
It is further alleged that, upon being confronted by store security, the suspect assaulted the security guard and a bystander and then fled the …

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TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE

The Timmins Police Service has completed its investigation into an occurrence involving allegations of theft and assault at a local grocery store.

It is alleged that, on Nov. 19, a female suspect stole various food items from a Brunette Street grocery store and fled the store.

It is further alleged that, upon being confronted by store security, the suspect assaulted the security guard and a bystander and then fled the scene.

The suspect had been identified, located, and arrested by the Timmins Police Service on Nov. 29.

As a result, Cassy Sheldon, 27, of Timmins has been charged with:

  • One count of theft under $5000 contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
  • One count of possession of property obtained by crime contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
  • One count of fail to comply with probation order contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
  • Two counts of assault contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

The accused was held for a bail hearing which took place at Provincial Court yesterday. She remains in custody. Her next appearance in court is slated for Dec. 5.

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