Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Police issue warning after two people went through the ice in Mitchell’s Bay

Chatham-Kent OPP officials allege: Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Chatham-Kent is warning everyone to stay off waterways after police were called to Angler Line south of Mitchell’s Bay, Lake St. Clair on March 6, 2021 approximately 6 p.m. for two parties that went through the ice.

The two were in the company of a child on a sled.

Police were calling for the assistance of Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) and the OPP aviation services when the two people made it to safety on their own with the child.

The matter is under investigation and police are again reminding everyone to stay off the waterways.

Anyone with any person with information is being urged to contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or the Chatham-Kent detachment at (519) 352-1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222 – 8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.helpsolvecrime.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

- Advertisment -