The Ontario Provincial Police Norfolk County Detachment investigated an act of mischief at the Houghton First Baptist Church on Lakeshore Road.
On Saturday, Oct. 1, at approximately 7:53 p.m., police were contacted by a concerned resident. Through the course of investigation, it was determined that unknowns attempted to gain entry into the church, however were unsuccessful. A pipe leading to a sump pump on the property was damaged before fleeing in an unknown direction.
The OPP continue to investigate and seek the assistance of the public. If anyone has any information they are asked to contact the Norfolk County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.
The OPP want to remind all residents that if they see anything suspicious to please contact the police immediately. If anyone is found committing acts of mischief, appropriate charges will be laid.
Anyone with information regarding this incident should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1 - 888 - 310 - 1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1 - 800 - 222 - 8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.helpsolvecrime.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.