Woman in surveillance video to be identified in the Chemong Medical Centre threat


(SELWYN TOWNSHIP, ON) – On May 8, 2017, shortly after 9:00 a.m., members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the Chemong Medical Centre on Ward Street in Bridgenorth after the dental office received a threat to the building.

An extensive search by Police of this facility and surrounding area revealed no bomb or suspicious package or any danger to the public.

Investigators with the Peterborough County OPP Crime Unit discovered the threat originated at a pay phone at the intersection of Parkhill Road and George Street in the City of Peterborough. Photographs captured by a nearby video surveillance portray an early model black Hyundai Santa Fe and a female with blonde hair and dark roots.

Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the vehicle and/or the female depicted in the photographs. This female may have key information in relation to the ongoing investigation.

If you have any information in regards to this crime, please contact Detective Constable Trevor McLaughlin at the Peterborough County O.P.P. at (705) 742-0401 the Provincial Communication Centre (PCC) at (888) 310-1122 or Call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

The Ontario Provincial Police is committed to public safety, delivering proactive and innovative policing in partnership with our communities.

Peterborough County OPP values your contribution to building safe communities. If you have information about suspected unlawful activity, please visit Crime Stoppers at: www.stopcrimehere.ca or call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)