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Acetylene and hydrogen cylinders stolen from Stratford business

Police say these items are typically used for welding purposes and there are no concerns to the public
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Stratford Police Service briefs.

On Monday, March 25, 2024 at 8:30 a.m. the Stratford Police Service received a report of a theft from a business located on Lorne Avenue East, in the City of 

Police attended and learned that a fence at the back of the business had been cut, providing the suspects access to a storage facility containing acetylene and 
hydrogen bottles. Approximately 15 cylinders were stolen, a number of which were believed to be empty. These items are typically used for welding purposes 
and there are no concerns to the public due to these items being stolen.

The theft is believed to have occurred between the evening hours of Sunday, March 24, 2024 and the morning of March 25, 2024.

At this time there are no suspects in this matter. The Stratford Police Service is requesting anyone with information to contact the non-emergency line at 519-
271-4141, or to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-888-222-TIPS or