MARATHON – CRIME REPORT – The OPP in Marathon have been seeking a man involved in a domestic dispute.
OPP in a media release state, “The Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently looking for a suspicious male involved in a dispute earlier this morning. Upon arriving at the call for service, police learned that the male left the residence and may be armed”.
Police are taking into consideration all precautions as they investigate this occurrence and locate the male. All available police resources are currently in Marathon, ON to assist local detachment members with the search including officers of the OPP North West Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) and the OPP North West Region Canine Unit.
The male suspect is described as a male in his mid 30’s, tall, thin build, dark hair, wearing dark coloured clothing.
Residents in the area of Jackson Crescent and Helmo Drive within the town of Marathon are asked to take precautions to enhance their personal safety by locking doors whether they are inside their residence or not.
The OPP reminds all members of the public to be aware of their personal safety and that of children at all times. Children should not be left unattended anywhere, for any length of time, when out in public. The OPP’s website, www.opp.ca contains a number of useful resources, tips and links.
Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation is urged to contact the OPP by calling 1-888-310-1122.