UXBRIDGE: Durham Police are looking to identify a possible suspect or suspects after finding two mail boxes in Uxbridge that were damaged, as a result of being shot.
According to police, on Thursday, January 25th, at around 9:40 a.m., North Division officers responded to the area of Uxbridge Concession Rd. 6 and Ashworth Rd. in Uxbridge, after reports of a damaged mail box. The officers investigated and located a single shot gun shell nearby and damage to a mailbox, consistent with it being shot.
Officers canvassed the area and located another damaged mailbox and evidence nearby.
After speaking to witnesses, it is believed that these mischiefs occurred sometime on Monday night.
Police say the damage “appeared to be deliberate” and are looking to the public for help identifying a suspect or suspects.
As well, police stress and request, if there are other victims of vandals, that they come forward and report the damage to police.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Cst. Schutt of North Division, at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2009.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers, at 1-800-222-8477, or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca. Tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.
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