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OPP investigating damage to election signs in North Perth
Published Sunday, October 13, 2019 10:45AM EDT
A candidate in Chatham-Kent-Leamington is reporting several damaged election signs. (Courtesy Katie Omstead / Twitter)
Listowel Ont. - With just over a week to go in the federal election, provincial police are reminding residents that it is a crime to damage candidate's signs.
This comes following a rash of signs being damaged in Listowel, as well as other communities in Southwestern Ontario.
Police say some signs have been deliberately damaged, removed and discarded.
Offenders can be charged under the Criminal Code with mischief and can face fines or even up to two years in prison.