(TOWNSHIP OF PUSLINCH, ON) - On July 9, 2020 at approximately 4:30 p.m. the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a break and enter that occurred on July 3, 2020 at a residence on Concession 1 of Puslinch Township. The incident was reported after the fact because if wasn't discovered until July 9, 2020.
Investigation revealed that sometime between approximately 9:15 a.m. and 10:40 a.m. on July 3, 2020, an unknown suspect entered into the residence through the open garage door and stole the victim's purse that contained all of her identification, cash and credit cards. This theft occurred while the victim was out for a walk and her husband was working in the backyard.
This is a crime of opportunity. OPP encourage residents to keep their doors closed and locked even when at home and working outside.
Any person with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at www.csgw.tips. You may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.