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OPP investigate mischief in Kenora

OPP are investigating a mischief incident in Kenora after several fire hydrants were tampered with.

KENORA, Ont. – Ontario Provincial Police are looking for a suspect in connection with mischief to several fire hydrants in Kenora over the weekend.

On Saturday, OPP officials were notified that several fire hydrants had been opened in areas of Transmitter Road, Minnesota Road and Beach Road.

Police say it's a criminal code offence to cause any damage to property and those responsible may face mischief charges, as well as being held responsible for water damage to any properties.

This act also puts lives in danger in the event there is a fire and there is no water to access.

In addition, it is also dangerous for motorists and pedestrians to travel on the roads where the excess water has frozen.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, contact the Kenora OPP at (807) 548-5534 or 1-888-310-1122.


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