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Stolen Vehicle Destroyed By Fire

(HURON EAST, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continues to investigate a vehicle theft and subsequent arson that took place last week. 

On Wednesday, December 29, 2021 Huron OPP members received a call from a victim that reported her 2015 Ford Escape sport utility vehicle was stolen from her residence located on Winnipeg Road in Vanastra.

The vehicle was taken sometime between 10:30 p.m. on December 28th and 1:00 a.m. on December 29th. About an hour later police received a call about a burnt out vehicle located at a nearby gravel pit. Officers attended the scene and confirmed the burnt out vehicle was the same vehicle. 

Huron County OPP reminds vehicle owners to always secure your vehicle and take the ignition key with you. Whenever possible park in a garage or a well-lit area.  

If you have any information about this incident please contact Huron OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 482-1677. 

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