Police are reporting a new twist on distraction theft.
The latest happened over the weekend at a Cookstown convenience store.
South Simcoe Police were called to a store on King Street Sunday afternoon (sep 9) after 7 people entered the store and distracted the lone employee.
During the 4 minutes they were in the store one suspect went into a back room and stole some cash.
The theft was not discovered until later in the evening.
Two men and five women were involved and left in a white mini van.
I you have any information on this incident you are asked to contact South Simcoe Police or Crime Stoppers.