Hamilton police get creative and cute with lettuce theft

Police in Hamilton getting a good chuckle from the public.

Officers asking the public to “Romaine Calm” after $45000 lettuce theft.

They say sometime between 8:00pm on Friday March 31 and 4:00pm on Saturday April 1, 2017 an unknown suspect(s) stole a large commercial truck and trailer that was parked on the property of 50 Covington Street in Hamilton.

Inside the refrigeration trailer was approximately $45000 worth of lettuce inside.

Police sending out a social media picture asking the public to "lettuce know if you have any tips" and your information could be "the tip of the iceberg".

The suspect(s) drove the truck into the City of Toronto leaving the truck behind which has been recovered but the suspect(s) transported the trailer with the lettuce inside to an unknown location.

The Ontario Licence Plate attached to the trailer is P9002D.

Detectives are hoping that the public can assist with the investigation and are asking anyone who may have information about this crime to contact them.

Anyone who has information they believe could assist with the investigation is asked to contact S/Sgt Emilio Evangelista at 905-546-2991 or Detective George Gallant 905-546-3820 of the Hamilton Police B.E.A.R Unit.

If you have information but wish to remain anonymous you are asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit tips and information online at http://crimestoppershamilton.com

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