(MIDDLESEX COUNTY, ON) - The Middlesex County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding residents of Middlesex County to Lock It or Lose It! The OPP would like to remind residents to take proactive steps to protect their property against theft.
On June 17, 2019, members of the Middlesex County OPP responded to reports of unlocked vehicles entered on Hamilton Street, James Street and Creamery Road, in the Municipality of North Middlesex.
Residents continue to leave identification, cash, wallets, purses, computer, cheque books and vehicle keys inside unlocked vehicles overnight. Thefts from motor vehicles are crimes of opportunity; remove the opportunity, prevent the crime.
Residents of Middlesex County are reminded not to approach or confront a suspicious person. The OPP is asking you to report any suspicious persons or vehicles in your neighbourhood to the Middlesex OPP by calling 1-888-310-1122 or 911.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or submit a tip online at www.londoncrimestoppers.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.