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

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

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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

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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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