From a Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service Media Release today...
Break, Enter & Thefts
Sometime between 11:30 pm on August 26th, 2011 and 7:00 am on the 27th unknown person(s) entered an insecure residence on Ravenwood Drive, Peterborough. The resident reported the break-in during the morning when her purse was discovered in the laneway, with approximately $30.00 stolen.
Also over night on August 26th-27th between 11:00 pm and 3:00 am a Cottonwood Drive residence was entered via a sliding kitchen window. Once inside, the culprit(s) stole the homeowners wallet and an iPod. The approximate value of theft was $250.00.
During the course of investigating the Cottonwood Drive incident, police came upon two Maple Crescent residences that had entry attempted through side windows. At both of these locations the window screens were forced but the windows were secure, preventing entry.
The police are asking any one with information to contact 705-876-1122 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
Police would also like to remind everyone to be mindful of keeping their residences secure. Break-ins and Thefts similar to these occurrences can happen very quickly, and at all hours of the day. Further, if you observe any suspicious person, or activity in your neighbourhood please contact police immediately.