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Two children fraudulently collecting donations in Snow Valley area: OPP

The vehicle, two adults, and the two children were identified
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SPRINGWATER TOWNSHIP - On March 16, 2020, members of the Huronia West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an allegation of fraudulent door-to-door donation collecting occurring in the Snow Valley area of Springwater Township.

Two separate incidents were reported to police from community members in a subdivision in Snow Valley. Witnesses reported a 2019 silver Ram pickup truck driving through the area, and two young girls approximately 8-11 years old, going door-to-door claiming to be from a well-known charity asking for donations on behalf of other charity groups including an orphanage, Alzheimer's research, and Autism services.

The vehicle, two adults, and the two children were identified by the OPP on March 18, 2020.

The OPP is looking to identify and speak with victims and witnesses of these incidents.

The OPP is committed to public safety, delivering proactive and innovative policing in partnership with our communities. Officers value your contribution to building safe communities. If you have information about this investigation or other suspected unlawful activity, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.