OPP Investigate the theft of bicycles for special needs children


(PERTH SOUTH, ON) – On Tuesday, June 20, 2017, Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of the theft of two bicycles from a rural residence on Line 29 in the Township of Perth South.

The investigation revealed that two bicycles for children with special needs had been stolen from an unlocked shed at the residence. This had occurred between 9:00 p.m. on Monday, June 19, 2017, and 8:50 a.m. on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.  An eight foot long yellow trolley type wagon was left behind by the suspect(s) at the scene of this theft that did not belong to the residence.

On Friday, June 30, 2017, a search warrant was executed in the Township of Perth East and one of the bicycles was recovered. This item has been returned to the owners.

The outstanding bicycle is orange BERG GranTour. It has four wheels and four plastic seats and it is steered from the back seats. The value of this bike is 3,495 dollars.

The Perth County OPP is requesting anyone with information that can assist police to call 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 393-6123. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at http://www.pc-crimestoppers.ca/, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.