Jewelry heist near Glen Walter

County Road 2 in South Glengarry. (Cornwall Newswatch/File)

GLEN WALTER – Police are on the hunt after a thief or thieves broke into a house, east of Glen Walter, Sunday.

SD&G O.P.P. say they received a report of a break-in to a home on County Road 2 around 10:30 a.m.

Police say the culprit or culprits had forcibly entered the home and removed assorted jewelry “just prior to the police being called.”

Multiple witnesses told Cornwall Newswatch up to nine O.P.P. cruisers and the canine unit were out along the shore of the St. Lawrence River around houses on the south side of the highway.

The area being searched was west of the Cornwall Golf & Country Club, said the witnesses.

Few details are being released as an investigation is ongoing.

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