Police Briefs – April 4, 2017

A 63-year-old Windsor man is facing three counts of theft after a few incidents on Monday.

Police say they first heard about a purse being stolen from the back room of a business on Ouellette Ave. near University Ave. around 3pm.

Then around 8:30pm, officers were called after a backpack was stolen from another back room of a business on Wyandotte St. W at Ouellette Ave.

Finally, the theft of a wallet was reported around 9:30pm from a business on Ouellette Ave. at Maiden Lane.

After obtaining video surveillance footage from two of the thefts, officers searched the area and located a suspect in a nearby alley.

The wallet was recovered, and investigators allege the suspect was responsible for all three incidents.