Police blotter: Police chase suspected thief
Police came close to catching a suspected thief in downtown Simcoe this week.
Norfolk OPP were contacted around 6 p.m. Tuesday after a man behind Norfolk General Hospital was seen attempting to enter locked vehicles.
A responding officer spotted a man matching the description but the suspect ducked into a nearby apartment building and the trail went cold.
Norfolk OPP are on the lookout for a bald man about 40 years of age. At the time police were called, he was wearing a dark jacket and dark track pants.
Anyone with information related to this incident is encouraged to contact the Norfolk OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers of Haldimand and Norfolk at 1-800-222-8477.
Callers to Crime Stoppers who help solve a crime are eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.
Dental office broken into
A quantity of cash was stolen from a dental office in Simcoe last weekend.
Norfolk OPP did not disclose the location of the office. However, the break-and-enter occurred sometime between Friday and Monday.
The investigation continues.
Bicycle stolen in Simcoe
A bicycle with an estimated value of $200 was stolen in Simcoe this weekend.
The bicycle was locked up at a home on Colborne Street North.
The black and orange CCM mountain bike went missing sometime Saturday or Sunday.
Norfolk OPP are investigating.