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Man tries to steal $30,000 worth of collector cards, assaults witness in Abbotsford

Man tries to steal $30,000 worth of collector cards, assaults witness in Abbotsford

Abbotsford, collector cards, Local, News
ABBOTSFORD (NEWS 1130) – Police in Abbotsford are hoping you can help them find a man who assaulted another, as he tried to steal tens of thousands of dollars worth of collector cards. On Friday at about 4 p.m. the suspect went into a store on Gladys Avenue near George Ferguson Way and asked to see a binder that contained $30,000 worth of “Dual Lands” Magic Cards. “He grabbed the binder and fled from the store on foot,” explains Sgt. Judy Bird. “As he was fleeing the store, a witness chased after him. He dropped the binder, turned around, and punched the customer in the face.” The suspect then ran away. Bird says the store clerk was not hurt. “There was a counter between the suspect and the clerk, so he wasn’t able to go after the suspect himself.” “We have a variety of dif