Tuesday, March 13, 2012
A Thunder Bay business owner is using the Internet to try to capture the people responsible for last weeks break in at his business. Angelo Petta of the Urban Boutique on Memorial Avenue, says he has posted the surveillence video on the company Facebook page and says it's been yielding results. The video shows a couple of thugs breaking the store window and going inside.
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John Rafferty is ready for the NDP leadership vote. The Thunder Bay MP says he's going to support Thomas Mulcair for leader of the New Democrats. Rafferty says Mulcair has proven to be a great believer in Northern Ontario. Meanwhile, As the robocall scandal continues to unfold the NDP remains on the government's heels. Our local NDP member says he's happy to see the Harper Conservatives support his party's request to give Elections Canada more powers to investigate. Rafferty is also bringing a private members bill on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder to the House of Commons. The Thunder Bay MP would like to see warning labels on alcohol bottles to create awareness of the problem.
Thunder Bay Police are looking for suspects in a rash of four Mac's Mart robberies over the last two days. Spokesperson Chris Adams says they're doing everything in their power when it comes to dealing with these hold ups. A man robbed the May Street store just before 7:30 last night armed with a needle and a pen. Police say the suspect in that case is linked to the two robberies on Sunday. Meanwhile, Police are investigating a robbery of the North Edward Street Mac's where three men demanded cash from the clerk. One of the suspects had a large knife and cut the clerk's chest. Three youths are now in police custody.