Police looking for would-be burglars caught in the act

(Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston, File)

SOUTH STORMONT – Provincial police are looking for a couple of guys caught in the act of trying to break into a home on County Road 42.

A witness caught one of men trying to get into the house around 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

One of the suspects took off on foot, while another jumped in a late-model black Nissan Versa with Quebec plates.

The vehicle was last seen heading south on County Road 42.

The driver is described as a man in his 30s, wearing a black overcoat while the man on foot was wearing a black and red coat and was carrying a back pack.

Anyone with information is asked to call O.P.P. 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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