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Poppy donation box stolen from Niagara area Tim Hortons

Credit: Dennis McColeman

Niagara police are investigating after a Royal Canadian Legion poppy donation box was stolen from a Tim Hortons in St. Catharines on Friday.

Police say a woman walked into the store at 525 Welland Ave. around 3 a.m. and took the box from the counter.

She is described as white, between 20 to 35 years old, five-feet seven-inches all, 130 pounds, and having long dark wavy hair. She was wearing a bright pink shirt, dark pants, and carrying a dark jacket.

As police were investigating this alleged theft, police were informed that another poppy box was found in the Queenston Street area on Thursday. The box was returned to the Royal Canadian Legion.

The Royal Canadian Legion’s poppy campaign raises money for those currently serving, veterans, and their families. Click here to read more about the poppy find.

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