Suspicious Person In Bridgenorth

Members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attended a residence in the Village of Bridgenorth this afternoon to investigate a report of a suspicious person.

The victim reported that the suspect attended their residence on May 12, 2020 at approximately 10:00am and stated she was a community nurse completing wellness checks on the elderly in the neighbourhood. The suspect was allowed to enter and completed checks of the victim’s vital signs. The suspect was in the residence for 20 minutes and left in an unknown direction. An inventory of the victim’s medications revealed a fentanyl patch was stolen.

The suspect is described as being female, 5’5″- 5’6″, between 30 and 40 years of age, blond hair, a medium build and was wearing a personal protective mask.

Investigators are actively looking for information that may lead to a suspect in this case. Anyone with tips on this case can contact the Peterborough County OPP at 705-742-0401, the non-emergency line 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at www.stopcrimehere.ca or call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).