Monday, July 26, 2021

Historic bell stolen in Pain Court

Police are looking for information from the public after a historic bell was stolen in Pain Court.

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege sometime over the past couple of months, unknown suspects stole the S.S. #4 Dover School Bell from École Secondaire de Pain Court.

“It is believed that the 250-pound cast iron bell was at least 100 years old,” police officials said in a press release.

“The bell was donated by a local family and was an integral piece of the community’s history.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 519-436-6600 extension #222.

Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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