Area OPP Police Press Releases

Attempted Mugging In Listowel – 18 Year Old Arrested

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – On July 31, 2021 at 6:00 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an individual in a commercial parking lot attempting to gain entry to vehicles and throwing items. Further reports were received that the individual was assaulting others in the area, and had just tried to steal a purse from a citizen in a business.

Police attended the area of Mitchell Road South in Listowel and located an individual who was identified by witnesses as the suspect. 

Owen SINCLAIR, an 18-year-old resident of Listowel was arrested and charged with:

–       Assault

–       Theft Under $5000 (two counts)

–       Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000

–       Mischief – Obstructs, Interrupts, Interferes, with the Lawful Use, Enjoyment, or Operation of Property

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charges.

Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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