police-os-regularOn Friday August 2nd, 2014 at approximately 1:35 PM, the Owen Sound Police Service responded to a report of a man threatening and swinging a hatchet in such a manner that it caused another man to lock himself in his home and call 911.

The suspect left the scene in a car. A police officer stopped the vehicle in the downtown core and the suspect fled from the passenger side and climbed to the rooftops of several downtown businesses in the 900 block of 2nd Avenue East.

opp-assault-regBROCKTON – The South Bruce OPP are investigating a report of an alleged sexual assault that occurred in Brockton on Friday, August 1, 2014.

Just before 8:00 a.m., a female observed a man walking a golden-retriever type dog westbound on Kincardine Highway in the Municipality of Brockton.

This male followed the victim into a building where he inappropriately touched her. The victim was not injured. The suspect was last seen walking towards Wallace Street.

Police are seeking assistance in identifying the man, described as follows:

- Caucasian male; 30 - 40 years old, 5'9" tall, slim build
- short, buzz-cut black and brown hair
- dark eyes
- scruffy facial hair
- wearing a black ball cap with a symbol
- short sleeve V-neck t-shirt
- dark-coloured jeans

no-swimupdate-regWater samples taken at Northwinds Beach (Blue Mountains) show results within acceptable levels according to Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care standards. Unfortunately, those taken at Kelso Beach (Owen Sound), and Little River Beach Park (Thornbury) remained at levels above the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care standards.

scam-regCHATSWORTH – Grey County OPP wish to remind the public to be aware of various scams such as the Emergency scam, also known as the Grandparent scam, Microsoft scam, Charity scam, Inheritance scam, Lottery or Sweepstake scam, and Service scam, to name a few.

On Wednesday, July 30, 2014, an elderly Grey Highlands woman received a phone call from an unknown person claiming to be a representative from Sears. The victim was told that her account was overdue and that she had to pay it immediately. The victim sent a cheque for $125.29 to Total Credit Recovery Ltd., in North York, Ontario.


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