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Someone broke into a Niagara kids' camp and stole $10K in equipment, police say

Niagara regional police are investigating after someone broke into Camp Wetaskiwin, run by Scouts Canada, in Thorold and stole up to $10,000 in equipment used by the kids. 

Camp Wetaskiwin was broken into twice in a row, the second after police had already been there

After police were called to the camp in Thorold for a burglary, they say someone broke in and stole goods again. (Eric Foss/CBC)

Niagara regional police are investigating after someone broke into a youth camp run by Scouts Canada and stole thousands of dollars in equipment used by the kids. 

On Oct. 12, police were called to Camp Wetaskiwin on Scout Camp Road in Thorold for a break and enter. Police say multiple buildings were broken into. 

Whoever did it stole $5,000 to $10,000 worth of tools, equipment, camping items, and sporting goods used by the camp's kids, police say. 

Niagara police believe the burglary happened over the Thanksgiving weekend, sometime between Saturday, Oct. 10 at 12 noon and Monday, Oct. 12 at 9 a.m. 

On Tuesday, police were called to the camp for a second break and enter. Police say multiple buildings were broken into again, and they believe it happened sometime between noon on Monday and 9 a.m. on Tuesday.

This time, sporting goods, camping equipment and lawn care tools were stolen.

Police say they don't have any suspects, but anyone with information should call 905-688-4111, extension 9073.

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