Thomas James Newman Wanted: For Stealing Car Of His Online Date
Thomas James Newman Wanted By Vancouver Police For Stealing Car Of His Online Date
The Vancouver police department is looking for a 36 year old man, Thomas James Newman, who allegedly stole a car from woman whom he met online.
A statement from the Vancouver Police Department says "On January 9th, Newman allegedly met a woman through an online dating site and the two arranged a date. At the conclusion of the date, Newman is alleged to have stolen the woman's car. He has a history of past theft-related offences, having previously been charged in September 2010 with theft under $5000 and possession of stolen property."
The VPD is investigating Newman not just for this online dating robbery but others "at least five additional theft reports involving a man who is duping unsuspecting women into going on dates before he allegedly steals their valuables at the first opportunity."
Police are telling women in Vancouver to exercise caution when arranging online dates.