Police warning public about distraction thefts in Regina
The Regina Police Service is asking people to be on the lookout for distraction thefts in the city.
In a distraction theft two or more people are involved. One person distracts the store clerk while the others steal things like cash or jewellry.
Two of these type of thefts took place in Regina on Tuesday, carried out by two males and two females.
One couple distracted the clerk while the others tried to open locked cases and back rooms. In one of these incidents they managed to steal jewellry.
The RPS said the four suspects have been working their way across Canada.
The first suspect is a 5' 4" Aboriginal woman with brown eyes and shoulder length brown hair. She was wearing a yellow jacket, white shirt and what looked to be an expensive ring on her finger.
The second woman is described as a stocky 5'1" Aboriginal with medium brown hair and, a round face, and dark eyes.
The third suspect is an East Indian man standing at 5' 10" with an average build and dark eyes. He was wearing a ball cap, grey shirt, and a coloured bag.
The fourth suspect is a 5' 10" East Indian man with an average build and dark eyes. he was wearing a ball cap, dark shorts and high top sneakers, and was described as "always on his cell phone."
Both men are described as in their mid-20s.
The Regina Police Service is asking that people who see an suspicious behaviour while shopping call them at 911. And anyone who might have information about the thefts is asked to call police at 777-6500, or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Edited by CJME's Lisa Schick.