Large number of graphic novels stolen from bookstore
SYDNEY — Cape Breton Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help to solve an incident of shoplifting at the Mayflower Mall in Sydney.
On July 21, Cape Breton Regional Police responded to an incident of shoplifting at Coles/Indigo Bookstore in Mayflower Mall. At 2:30 p.m., a woman was seen on video surveillance placing products from the graphic novels section in her tote bag. She then left the mall and was witnessed getting into a fourdoor Pontiac Grand Am or Grand Prix.
The woman is described as having brown, shoulder-length hair. At the time of the incident she was wearing a pink and black striped top with white sunglasses on her head. The store has recently suffered large product loss and staff believe items are being resold locally. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 902-563-5151. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 562-8477 or 1-800-222-8477.