ORILLIA A woman faces charges of theft after ice cream and cash from a tip jar were stolen in an early morning break-in.

Provincial police and the Orillia OPP Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) arrested her for the Feb. 24 crime.

They say that just before 6 a.m. two suspects broke into a Memorial Avenue business by smashing a glass door and stole an undisclosed amount of cash from a tip jar and various ice cream products.

The suspects fled prior to police arrival but the store owner was able to provide video footage of the event.

Through continued investigation, police have arrested one of the suspects, Katie Brittain, 24, of Orillia.

She is charged with Break and Enter a Place – Commit Indictable Offence, contrary to Section 348(1)(b) of the Criminal Code.

She was released on a Form 10 Undertaking to appear on April 14, 2020 at the Ontario Court of Justice, Orillia.

The second suspect has yet to be identified and is described as wearing a teal/aqua coloured ski jacket, a black hooded sweatshirt, grey jogging pants and white shoes.

If you have any information about crime in our community please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). You can submit your information online at if you have any information on this crime or any other crime. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.

Ice cream and cash from a tip jar were stolen Feb. 24 in an Orillia break-in.