Child injured by flare gun

Peterborough, ON, Canada / (CHEXTV)

City of Kawartha Lakes OPP say a four-year-old boy sustained serious burns from a flare gun when it accidently discharged inside a vehicle.

The incident happened in the Fenelon Falls area on Dec. 7, 2016. However, police only released information today (Jan. 12). No other details have been released.

Any witnesses or anyone with information related to the incident are asked to contact OPP at (705) 324-6741 and speak with Detective Constable. Tim Ginn.

Information can also be reported anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or by going to and submitting an anonymous tip online.

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