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TIMMINS POLICE SEEKING TO LOCATE ATV OPERATOR INVOLVED IN UTTERING THREATS OCCURRENCE

The Timmins Police Service is investigating an incident involving the uttering of a threat yesterday afternoon (08 OCT)

As such, the Timmins Police is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male suspect involved in the incident where a threat was issued to a pedestrian on the Terry Fox walking trail during the late afternoon hours of Thursday, October 8th.

An ATV operator was driving on the trail system in direct violation of the restrictions and posted signage prohibiting such activity when a female pedestrian, using the same trail, opted to take his photo.

Upon seeing this, the ATV operator made a threat to run the pedestrian over for having taken his picture.

The Timmins Police responded to the scene.

The ATV operator had fled the scene prior to police arrival heading northbound on the trail system near Bannerman Street.

The suspect was wearing a black helmet and a jean jacket at the time of the offence.

Anyone with viable information is asked to call the Timmins Police at 705-264-1201 or if they wish to remain anonymous, to call using the Crime Stopper tip line at 1-800-222-8477 or by means of the internet at www.p3tips.com.