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Power tools stolen from North Huron public works shed

(Mike Wilson Photo)

WINGHAMHuron County OPP officers are currently investigating a break, enter and theft of power tools that occurred in Wingham earlier this week.

During the early morning hours of Dec. 9,  officers responded to the North Huron public works shed located on Josephine Street after receiving information about a possible break and enter. Officers and a key holder checked over the shop and it was soon discovered numerous power tools had been stolen.

Some of the stolen items are:

  • Four STIHL chainsaws,
  • Four STIHL cut-off saws
  • STIHL leaf blower & weed eater
  • Dewalt hammer drill
  • Dewalt impact drill
  • Dewalt grinder
  • Red heavy duty oil pump
  • Various hand tools

Police say the stolen items are valued at nearly $9,500.

Huron County OPP are asking anyone with information to call police at 1-888-310-1122 or 519-524-8314. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).