(ASHFIELD-COLBORNE-WAWANOSH, ON) - Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers continue to investigate the theft of a $70,000 pickup truck that was stolen over the weekend from a residence east of Sheppardton.
Sometime between 2:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m. someone entered onto the Nile Road property whereupon they entered into the unlocked pickup truck. Once inside the vehicle the opportunistic thief located the keys inside the vehicle and easily stole it.
The vehicle is described as a grey, 2019 GMC Sierra, 2500 diesel pickup truck.
The stolen truck is valued at approximately $70,000.
Authorities later located an abandoned Chevrolet Traverse about a kilometer away. Officers were able to determine the Traverse was stolen earlier from a residence located north of Bayfield. Investigators believe both incidents are connected.
Any person with information regarding this incident should immediately contact Huron OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 524-8314.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.