Waterloo Regional Police Investigating Thefts of LRT Track Components in Kitchener

Waterloo Region, Ontario - Waterloo Regional Police are investigating reports of metal components and wiring thefts from train tracks in Kitchener. 

On March 28, 2022, police received reports of thefts from the ION Light Rail Transit (LRT) tracks in the area of Hayward Avenue and CN Rail. 

In one instance, on March 26, 2022, at approximately 5:45 p.m., police received a call from LRT staff advising that components containing metal elements and wiring were missing from the track.

The incident caused service disruptions to the LRT, which lasted several hours. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Anonymous tips can also be submitted at www.waterloocrimestoppers.com.  

Occ: 22-068202 (979)

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Waterloo Regional Police Service
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519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8188

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