On December 3, 2016 the Northumberland detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a break-in to a residence on Cockburn Street in Campbellford that occurred between the hours of 5:30pm and 8:30pm.
The elderly resident advised police that while she was attending a Christmas church function unknown person(s) entered her apartment and stole a safe as well as her walker.
The safe is described as a black ‘Sentry’ safe, four feet in height (with keypad) containing a quantity of cash and jewellery. The walker is described as red in colour with a black leather tote on the handles.
Investigators believe that the culprit(s) used the walker to transport the safe weighing approximately 41kg or 100 lbs in the area of Cockburn Street and Centre Street between those hours.
Northumberland OPP is asking for the public’s assistance with this ongoing investigation and would ask that anyone with information on this crime contact the Campbellford OPP detachment at 705-653-3300 or toll free 1-888-310-1122.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call the Peterborough/Northumberland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) where you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000 and not have to appear in court.