Video shows car driving through Vaughan Mills mall during B&E


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The hunt is on for a stolen automobile and its two occupants after a weird drive-thru break and enter at a mall in Vaughan early Wednesday.

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York Regional Police say the automobile smashed by way of an entrance at Vaughan Mills — close to Rutherford Rd. and Hwy. 400 — round 1 a.m.

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The automobile drove by way of the mall, stopped at a retailer — The Supply — and stole an unknown amount of merchandise, then smashed by way of one other set of doorways to exit the mall and flee the scene.

“They’ve taken a amount of digital gadgets,” Sgt. Clint Whitney informed reporters on the scene Wednesday.

Police have launched a video clip exhibiting the automobile driving by way of the mall parking zone and turning abruptly to crash by way of a set of glass door and enter the mall.

The automobile is then seen whipping across the mall earlier than crashing by way of one other set of doorways because it flees the scene.

“It’s an audacious crime,” Whitney mentioned. “It’s unacceptable.”

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Police consider two folks had been contained in the automobile, however they had been sporting hoods so it’s not identified in the event that they had been male or feminine.

Investigators are in search of a 2011 Black Audi A4 with Quebec licence plate X10 SNP, a automobile they are saying was reported stolen.

Investigators are trying to find a 2011 Black Audi A4 with Quebec licence plate X10 SNP after a automobile smashed its means into Vaughan Mills mall throughout a theft on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023. Photograph by York Regional Police /Twitter

The automobile additionally has the distinctive phrases “Women on wheels” emblazoned in white lettering on the windshield.

A number of younger girls who work within the mall and had been huddled round their cellphones watching the gorgeous video Wednesday afternoon reacted by repeatedly saying, “That is loopy, that is actually loopy.”

Whitney mentioned there was “important injury” to 2 entrances and The Supply retailer that was focused.

“Individuals work on this mall, there’s going to be cleaners, there may be going to be safety personnel,” he mentioned. “So we’re simply lucky that no one was damage and it’s property injury solely.”

— With information by Jack Boland

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