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Large amount of cash stolen from local motel



(FORT FRANCES, ON) - On July 23, 2020, officers of the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a break, enter and theft at a local Fort Frances motel establishment. 

 The owner of the business contacted police after returning to his workplace and discovered the door to his office had been forced open and cash taken. The amount of cash was significant however, the exact amount is evidentiary in nature and part of the investigation.  

 The investigation is ongoing. Members of the Fort Frances Crime Unit and the Fort Frances Canine Unit are supporting the investigation. 

If you have any information about this crime, call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000. You may also report online at:


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