$300,000 in gold, silver bars swiped from St. Catharines home


Published August 24, 2021 at 6:14 pm

Gold and silver bars worth an estimated $300,000 were stolen from a home in St. Catharines midway last month, police say.

Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) say they are investigating a reported theft that occurred in the area of Maywood Avenue and Hiscott Street in St. Catharines. They received a report on July 16.

It is believed nine gold bars and five silver bars were stolen on July 14 between 1 and 3:30 p.m.

The gold and silver are stamped with serial numbers. The gold bars may have a serial number between the ranges of:

807850 – 807874
801450 – 801474

The matter was assigned to detectives from the 1 District detective office. The investigation has been ongoing.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact detectives at 905-688-4111, ext. 1009628.

Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously in assistance with any NRPS investigation can contact their local police service, or contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara by calling 1-800-222-8477 or online at crimestoppersniagara.ca.

Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the progr oam with information which leads to an arrest.

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