ALERT UPDATE: Active OPP Investigation Concluded

print-logo August 02, 2019

ALERT UPDATE: Active OPP Investigation in Municipality of Port Hope Concluded

For Immediate Release

Friday, August 2, 2019 - Port Hope, ON

The incident that occurred in the Municipality of Port Hope (Welcome) this morning has been brought to a safe conclusion, with the suspect now in police custody. On behalf of Members of Council, Mayor Bob Sanderson has issued the following statement to the community:

“I would like to thank all of those involved in the police investigation that took place in our community this morning. Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), supported by the Port Hope Police Service, as well as Northumberland Paramedics acted quickly to keep our residents safe and we are grateful for their dedicated service to bring this situation to a swift conclusion.”

At this time, the OPP will continue their investigation and all matters related to the incident will be handled by their office.

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For media inquiries related to this incident, please contact Northumberland OPP.

For media inquiries related to the Municipality of Port Hope, please contact:
Kate Ingram, Communications / Community Engagement Coordinator
905-885-4544 x2248
kingram@porthope.ca