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Woman suspected of Richmond Hill donation box theft surrenders to police

A woman suspected of stealing from a prostate cancer donation box in Richmond Hill surrendered to York Regional police on Wednesday.

The alleged incident, which was caught on security video, occurred around 4 p.m. on March 25 at a Hero Burger fast food restaurant at 9625 Yonge St., near Weldrick Road East.

A woman is captured on surveillance video taking the donation box and fleeing while the employee turned away.

Emma Anderson, 63, of Richmond Hill, has been charged with theft under $5000 and possession of property obtained by crime under $5000.

She was released and will be back in court on June 4.