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Weekly Media Release April 25- May 01Warning - this news article expired on 2016-07-02. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Between Monday the 25th of April to Sunday the 1st of May 2016 the Cobourg Police Service responded to 163 calls for service including:

7 Motor vehicle collisions6 Alarms,7 Thefts1 Assault, 1 Threat call, and 6 Domestic Disputes

Here is a summary of the week:

25th April

Police investigated a report of a residential break-in in the area of St.Marys school sometime before noon. A quantity of jewelry was taken. Police are still investigating.

Police were called to assist Paramedics with a male on Orange St. as the male has been aggressive with them in the past. The male was treated by Paramedics without incident on this occasion.

26th April

Police attended Terry Fox School to participate in their Breakfast club program giving police a chance to interact with students, teachers and volunteers.

Police attended the area of Ontario and Elgin st. to help resolve ongoing Trespass issues involving fisherman. Police are working with MNR staff to assist in resolving the issues.

27th April

Police were called for advice regarding a civil matter involving a male being unhappy with his recent private sale purchase of a boat. Advice was given regarding civil court remedies.

Police were called to a Motor Vehicle Accident that occurred in a private parking lot .Police determined there were no injuries and damage was under 2,000.Police remind motorists that the dollar amount of an accident has been recently raised to a combined 2,000. Before police need to be called unless there is an injury to any involved party.

28th April

Police responded to a report of trespassing at the Cobourg Marina where a boat had been boarded and some items left behind .There was no damage to the boat and Police were unable to locate the suspect.

Police were called to an East End Motel upon report of a female requiring assistance. Upon arrival police learned that a couple had been involved in a verbal argument .Police stood by while the female awaited her mother’s arrival then left without further incident.

29th April

Police attended in the area of Rotary Park upon report that a male had his backpack stolen after leaving it unattended briefly by the bank of the creek. Police were unable to locate the suspect.

Police attended Wal-Mart upon report of two shoplifters in custody with store security. Upon arrival police determined that a small amount of merchandise had been recovered undamaged. The suspects were charged and released from the store with an additional trespass notice from the store.

30th April

Police received a call from a Cobourg resident stating that she had been contacted by a person claiming to be from Bell Canada and was attempting to access personal information. No information was given and police determined this to be a scam.

Police responded to an allegation of an aggressive dog outside a local pharmacy. Upon arrival police determined no one was bit but police have not yet been able to locate the dog.

May 1st

Police were called to a local residence upon report of a 12 year old disabled child gone missing from her residence. Police are happy to report the child was found a few minutes later hiding in the same house.

Police were called to a residence near Sutherland Cres. Upon report of an ongoing Domestic Dispute. Police determined there was a loud verbal argument only and an involved male left the residence voluntarily to diffuse the situation.