A downtown business was forcibly entered overnight last week.
On Jan. 30, the South-Bruce OPP received a report of the break-in at Anastasia’s Soda Fountain on Queen St. in downtown Kincardine. Sometime between 6 p.m. on Jan. 29 and 7 a.m. on Jan. 30, the business was forcibly entered through a back door and a quantity of cash stolen.
The stolen money, plus the damage caused to the store, is estimated at more than $600.
There were also prowlers out and about in Walkerton, as poliice are investigating a report of a commercial break-in at the Ripley Welding and machine Shop in Walkerton.
Sometime between 4:30 p.m. Friday and 6:30 a.m. Saturday, the business was forcibly entered through a pedestrian door on the side of the building. Officers attending the scene learned that M.R. Nicholson Trucking had also been entered overnight. That building was also forcibly entered through pedestrian door on the other side of the building. However, no items have been reported as missing from either business.
The South-Bruce OPP is requesting anybody with information that may help police to call 1-888-310-1122, or if you wish to remain anonymous, try Crime Stoppers at 1-8800-222-8477 (TIPS). You could also send a web-tip to crimestop-bg.org., where you could be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.