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BMW reported stolen from Cookstown parking lot

Vehicle went missing from Tanger Outlet Mall
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File photo. Kenneth Armstrong/Village Media

INNISFIL - South Simcoe Police Service officers are investigating the theft of a vehicle from the Tanger Outlet Mall in Cookstown.

On Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 around 9 p.m., police were called to the Tanger Outlet Mall located on County Road 89 for a report of a possibly stolen vehicle.

The owner told police he had parked his white 2015 BMW in the parking lot around 6 p.m. and when he returned at 9 p.m., the vehicle was gone. Investigation revealed that the vehicle was driven out of the parking lot around 6:25 p.m.

Anyone with information about the theft of this vehicle is asked to contact South Simcoe Police Service at 705-436-2141, 905-775-3311 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS). Tips can be submitted anonymously online.

Commercial and retail businesses can take many steps to secure their premises and ensure a safe and secure environment for employees, patrons and property. South Simcoe Police Service urges business owners to invest in video surveillance equipment and to keep it well-maintained. Good quality images help police identify suspects, aid in arrests and have a tremendous impact during court proceedings.