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North Bay Police probe mischief incident with an unusual weapon
Police in North Bay are hoping someone can help identify the person who smashed this windshield -- and the source of the shutoff valve they used to do it. (Photo courtesy of North Bay Police)
SUDBURY -- Someone smashed a car windshield overnight in North Bay on Monday using what appears to be a shutoff valve.
North Bay Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying both the person responsible – and the source of the shutoff valve used to destroy the windshield.
The vehicle was parked in a gravel parking lot on Oak Street East south-west of Fisher Street.
"Sometime between 12:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on May 25, unknown person(s) smashed the windshield of a mid-sized light coloured car using a large water or gas metal gateway shutoff valve," police said in a news release Tuesday.
"Police are asking anyone with information -- including the potential origin of the valve -- to contact the North Bay Police Service.
Anyone with information is asked to call the investigating officer, Const. MacIntosh, at 705-497-5555, and select option 9 to speak to a police officer
For those who want to remain anonymous, contact Near North Crime Stoppers, by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by submitting a tip online at nearnorthcrimestoppers.com.