MEDIA RELEASE: ALERT Active OPP Investigation

print-logo August 02, 2019

UPDATE at 11:45 AM: 
Suspect is in custody of police.


ALERT: Active OPP Investigation in Municipality of Port Hope 

For Immediate Release

Friday, August 2, 2019 - Port Hope, ON

The following information has been provided by the Ontario Provincial Police for residents and visitors of the Municipality of Port Hope:

An active police investigation is currently underway in the Welcome area. Residents are asked to stay inside and avoid the area. Please call 911 if you have any information or see any suspicious behaviour. Suspect is described as a black male, 170 cm, last seen wearing a black t-shirt and blue jeans.

A heavy police presence is in the area. Updates will be provided when more information becomes available.

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For more information, please contact:
Kate Ingram, Communications / Community Engagement Coordinator
905-885-4544 x2248