Belleville authorities have issued a public appeal for assistance in finding a vehicle reported stolen from the driveway of a residence on Freemont Road in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
Responding to a call just before 5 a.m., officers rushed to the east-end property following a report of a stolen vehicle. According to reports, the owner of a 2021 black Toyota Tundra, bearing the Ontario licence plate BL30805, had stepped out of their residence to start the vehicle for warming up when an unidentified individual took advantage of the running engine and drove away with the truck.
The missing vehicle, distinctive with its black rims adorned with red caps, was reported to have contained a hunting rifle at the time of the theft.
Belleville Police have urged anyone who spots the vehicle or has information about its whereabouts to contact emergency services immediately by dialing 911.