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Paddleboards stolen in Haliburton

The Haliburton Highlands OPP is investigating the theft of two stand-up paddleboards from the beach location of Algonquin Outfitters in Haliburton's Head Lake Park.

Sometime during the overnight hours of Sunday Aug. 12 a person (or persons) gained entry into Algonquin Outfitters' enclosed trailer police said. Once inside they stole two paddleboards valued at $1500. Both boards have "AO Boatwerks" stickers affixed to them.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.