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Toronto police are seeking the public’s help in tracking down thieves who made off with donated toys. (Alex Slobodkin/iStockphoto)
Toronto police are seeking the public’s help in tracking down thieves who made off with donated toys. (Alex Slobodkin/iStockphoto)

Toronto police seek thieves who cut through wall to steal kids’ donated toys Add to ...

Toronto police are seeking the public’s help in tracking down thieves who made off with donated toys.

Police say the theft was discovered Thursday when officers responded to a break-and-enter call in downtown Toronto, at 200 Wellesley St. E.

Investigators say that sometime on Wednesday a hole was cut into a wall to gain entry to the basement of the building.

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A quantity of donated children’s gift boxes – containing a small toy, candy and other small items – was stolen and investigators say they are reviewing security camera video from the area.

Last month, two men were charged in the theft of thousands of dollars worth of donated toys and other items from the Salvation Army in Toronto.

Police say two trailers of stolen items were returned to the Salvation Army on Thursday and the rest of the seized items were to be returned to the charity in the next few days.

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