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Police blotter: OPP investigate damage done to coin machines

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Police blotter: OPP investigate damage done to coin machines

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Norfolk County OPP are investigating after coin machines were damaged at a Simcoe business.

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Police say at about 2 a.m. on Monday, two men were captured on camera forcing open the machines. A quantity of money was taken and the machines were significantly damaged, say police.

The first suspect is described as about six feet tall, with a skinny build and facial hair. He was wearing a hat and jeans that were slightly pulled down exposing black underwear.

The second suspect is described as being heavier, with long black hair. He was wearing a camouflage jacket, black pants and had a black bandanna around his face.

Anyone with information regarding this occurrence is asked to contact police 1-888-310-1122. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous message on the tips link at www.helpsolvecrime.com. 

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