Rainy River OPP seek public help with break and enter investigation

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RAINY RIVER — Ontario Provincial Police is asking for the public’s assistance with a break and enter investigation of two cabins over the weekend.

Police in Rainy River District responded on Nov. 28 after receiving complaints of a break and enter on Big Sawbill Road, according to a police news release issued Monday, Nov. 30. Officers learned suspects had forced entry into two cabins and stolen multiple firearms, hunting equipment, knives and fishing rods.

Police continue to investigate the incident with the assistance of the Rainy River District Crime Unit and Forensic Identification Unit. Police are also recommending anyone with seasonal properties in the Rainy River District to make efforts to have it checked on and report any suspicious activity.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Rainy River District OPP at 807-274-3322 or 1-888-310-1122.

Karen Edwards, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Thunder Bay Source