Animals stolen from Elmvale zoo
Police are investigating the theft of three animals from Elmvale Jungle Zoo on May 29.
An 18-inch tortoise, a black and white Lemur and a black Gibbon monkey were stolen. The value of the stolen animals is over $20,000.
One or more thieves entered the zoo sometime the night before by cutting a hole in the fence, which could have been observed by vehicles travelling on County Road 27 in Springwater Township.
“After cutting a hole in the chain link fence, the suspect(s) walked through the flamingo pond corral and gained access to the stolen animals after that.,” said police.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).