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City of Sarnia Veterans Park War Memorial Vandalized

Broadcast time:
9:50 AM
Date: April 7, 2021

On April 6, 2021, members of the Sarnia Police Service Community Patrol and Criminal Investigations Branch attended Veterans Park, which is bordered by Wellington Street and Victoria Street, in the City of Sarnia, regarding damage that had taken place to a War Memorial.

The damage was to the bronze Canadian soldier, known as “Tommy”, located on top of the cenotaph.

Those involved in this crime had managed to pry the rifle from the soldier, which is made of copper.

The Sarnia Police Service is requesting the assistance of anyone with information of who was involved in this act of mischief and theft or of where the rifle maybe.

If you do have any information you are please asked to contact Detective Constable Jeff Rovers at 519-344-8861, extension 6159.

If you wish to remain anonymous please contact Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Photo below is of soldier with the rifle.

Constable Giovanni Sottosanti

Media Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 6168

Email: 168@police.sarnia.on.ca