Timmins police ask for help in boat theft investigation
Surveillance footage of suspect vehicle involved in Timmins boat theft. (Supplied)
TIMMINS -- Timmins Police Service is seeking the public's help into the theft of a boat, trailer and equipment — totalling around $10,000.
Police say the theft happened in the early morning of Aug. 27 at a residence on First Avenue.
Security footage showed a mid-sized four-door car driving by the residence and parking in a nearby alley, police said in a news release.
A male wearing a dark hoodie then pulled the trailer into the alley.
"The male suspect then opened the trunk of his car for a few minutes before hooking the trailer up to the hitch on his car and driving away southbound in the alley," said police.
The stolen items include:
- Black E-Z Hauler Trailer
- Green and white Legend V-140 Viper 14 foot aluminum single hull boat
- Black Evinrude E-Tec 25 HP outboard Motor Model # E25DGTEAFC
- Hummingbird Fish Finder
- Minn Kota Electric Anchor
Police are looking for any information leading to the stolen boat, equipment and the suspect.
People can contact police with tips at 705-264-1201 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.p3tips.com.