Grocery money stolen from elderly woman in Perth, Ont., say OPP

Police say a woman's grocery money was stolen from her front door recently in Perth, Ont. Global News file

Lanark County OPP are currently investigating the reported theft of a woman’s grocery money in Perth, Ont.

OPP say an elderly woman left an envelope of cash taped to the front door of her home on Mill Street on April 13 for a grocery delivery.

Many people have been opting for grocery deliveries and pickups since the novel coronavirus pandemic began. Elderly people and those with pre-existing conditions are particularly at risk of catching the virus.

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Between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. that day, police say the envelope was stolen from the woman’s front door.

OPP are still investigating the incident and are asking anyone with information about the reported theft to contact them at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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