(NORTH HURON, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continues to investigate a theft of a Chevrolet Malibu that was taken last night in Wingham.
The victim reported to police her vehicle was stolen from the parking lot of an Albert Street business just before 6:00 p.m. when she left her vehicle running while inside shopping. The victim reported the suspect responsible for the theft was a male customer that was inside the store. The suspect attempted to make a purchase however the transaction was declined. The male suspect then immediately left the store, got into her vehicle and drove away.
A description of the suspect is in the process of being obtained by investigators.
The stolen vehicle is described as a four-door, silver 2006 Chevrolet Impala.
Huron County OPP reminds vehicle owners to always secure their vehicles by taking the keys out of the ignition, removing any valuables and locking the doors. A vehicle can be stolen in a matter of seconds, don’t give criminals the opportunity.
If you have any information about this theft please contact Huron OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 482-1677.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at www.p3tips.com , where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.