Just after 5:30am on July 12, 2013 while Officers were conducting foot patrol they were alerted by passersby to a young child walking in the area of Malakoff St. and Balaclava St in the City of St. Thomas. The boy was located behind Boston Pizza on Talbot St.
The boy is believed to be between 3-4 years old, he’s 42” tall, has dirty blonde shaggy hair wearing blue plaid shorts, brown sleeveless shirt and dark blue Thomas the Tank Engine crocs.
The boy is unable to articulate what his name is and where he lives. Police are actively trying to identify the boy and locate the parents. The boy is in great spirits and is very active. Anyone with information or believe they can assist can contact St. Thomas Police at 519-631-1364 or call Crime Stoppers.
Fraud at the Source
A St. Thomas Police Officer was assaulted yesterday while questioning a male suspected of using false identification. On July 11, 2013 at 12:45pm the 23 male from Toronto entered the Source in attempt to activate 2 cell phones. The clerks believed the Identification presented was fraudulent and contacted Police. Once the male was being questioned by Police he pushed the Officer and fled the store. A short foot chase ensued and the male was arrested. The male was charged with Personation, Breach Probation, Attempt fraud under $5000.00, Uttering a forged document, theft, Assault Peace Officer and Forgery X2. He was held pending a bail hearing.