June 26, 2019 4:40 pm

Northumberland OPP probing reports of damaged mailboxes in Alnwick-Haldimand Township

Police are investigating after several mailboxes were damaged in Alnwick-Haldimand Township.

Nathan Denette / The Canadian Press

Northumberland OPP are investigating after a series of mailboxes were damaged in Alnwick-Haldimand Township early Wednesday.

Police say several mailboxes along Hoskin Road were reported damaged. The stretch of road is 12 kilometres northeast of Cobourg.

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Police say witnesses reported seeing a young man with light-coloured hair who was brandishing a baseball bat around 5 a.m. They reportedly told police he was jumping into a white pickup truck that had an orange-coloured company logo on the doors. The vehicle was last seen travelling northbound on Hoskin Road, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or the Peterborough/Northumberland Crime Stoppers either at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online.

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