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Vandal uses water valve to smash windshield

The vehicle was parked in a gravel parking lot on Oak Street East
20200526 Water Valve Mischief
This heavy metal water valve was used to smash the windshield of a parked car. Supplied.

North Bay Police are investigating a bizarre act of vandalism downtown.

Sometime between 12:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on May 25, vandals smashed the windshield of a mid-sized light coloured car using a large water or gas metal gateway shutoff valve. 

The vehicle was parked in a gravel parking lot on Oak Street East, just south-west of Fisher Street.

Police are asking anyone with information including the potential origin of the valve to contact the North Bay Police Service at 705-497-5555. Constable MacIntosh is the investigating officer.

For those who wish to remain anonymous, contact Near North Crime Stoppers, by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by submitting a tip online at nearnorthcrimestoppers.com.




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