Sticky fingers: OPP say maple sap buckets stolen in eastern Ontario

Sticky fingers: OPP say maple sap buckets stolen in eastern Ontario

Ontario Provincial Police in Leeds County are asking for the public's help after recent thefts targeting maple sap collectors.

Officers responded to three separate theft calls on Wednesday and Thursday this week on Kitley Line 3 in the Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley, where taps, lines and buckets were stolen from trees close to the road.

Sap was taken along with the buckets, according to a statement released by OPP.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 1-888-310-1122, the Brockville Detachment at 613-345-1790 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-(TIPS) 8477. You can also submit on-line tips at www.tipsubmit.com.