Police are investigating a significant theft of equipment from a business in Champlain Township.

On October 18, at 7:30 a.m., Hawkesbury Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a report of a pickup truck, trailer and backhoe tractor being taken from a business on Highway 34.

An investigation indicated that sometime between 9 p.m. on October 17 and 7:30 p.m. on October 18, unknown individuals removed the following items:

·        2001 Ford F-450, white in color, with “Les Serres Legault” on sides, with Ontario License number BA10765

·        2014, Sure Trac trailer, black in color with Ontario license number M55455M

·        2013, Kubota Backhoe U17, Orange in color

Anyone with information on the theft of these items is asked to call Hawkesbury OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

This 2013 Kubota Backhoe U17, was also stolen in the theft. OPP photo