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Police investigating vandalism in St. Catharines

Police say that seven unrelated vehicles had a window smashed and items stolen
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On March 10, 2021, 1 District – St. Catharines uniform officers were called to the area of Maple Street and Catherine Street in St. Catharines for a vandalism call.

Multiple residents in the area awoke to find that their cars parked in their driveways had been damaged overnight. The investigation by officers determined that seven unrelated vehicles had a window smashed out and items stolen from inside.

The incidents occurred on Rodman Street, Colbey Street, Maple Street (x3), and Water Street (x2).

At this time there has not been any arrests. The public the area is asked to be vigilant to any overnight suspicious activity and report it at the time.

Residents and businesses with security cameras or persons with dashboard cameras in the area between 12 a.m. and 5 a.m. on March 10, 2021, are asked to review their footage and report anything suspicious.

These acts of vandalism are similar to car window smash and theft incidents that have recently been occurring in Grimsby. 

This investigation remains ongoing by detectives.  Anyone who may have information is asked to call 905-688-4111, extension 1009628.

Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477.  Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information which leads to an arrest.