Bomb threat at Lindsay west-end restaurant

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Bomb threat at Lindsay west-end restaurant

Police in Lindsay are investigating another bomb threat at a west-end restaurant.

The latest came Sunday night around 10 p.m. to the McDonald’s restaurant on Kent St. West. Staff indicated they received a phone call from a man indicating he had been in the restaurant and left a bomb there.

The restaurant was evacuated but police did not locate anything suspicious.

Police are continuing to investigate after similar threats have been received at another area restaurant and the Ross Memorial Hospital over the past 2 months. They are not ruling out a link between the incidents.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Terry Cox at 705.324.6307 ex 515 or at . If you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crimestoppers at 1.800.222.TIPS(8477) or at


Weekend Robbery

Police were contacted at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 20, after a man was robbed of his businesses bank deposit near Kent St. West and William St. in Lindsay.

The man was walking along Kent St. West when a man on a bicycle passed him. The cyclist went a short distance, turned around, and rode by the man a second time. On this occasion the suspect ripped the deposit bag from the man’s hands and took off eastbound on Kent St. West

The man and another citizen who observed the robbery took up chase but eventually lost the suspect on Lindsay St. S. The suspect made off with a significant amount of cash.

Police investigation quickly identified the suspect and efforts have been made to locate him but they have been unsuccessful thus far. Police are actively trying to locate the suspect and are appealing to them to do the right thing and turn themselves in prior to be located by police.

Eight Downtown Businesses Targeted By Thieves

Police are busy investigating eight recent break and enters to downtown businesses that they believe are linked.

Police started receiving reports of businesses being entered early last week and responded to more similar reports over the past weekend. In each case the suspect(s) have entered the businesses forcefully and then once inside taken cash floats from the cash registers. The nature and circumstances of the entries lead police to believe that the same suspect(s) are responsible.

Kawartha Lakes Police are asking that anyone that may have information regarding the break and enters contact them at 705.324.5252 or if you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crimestoppers at 1.800.222.TIPS(8477).




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