The Haliburton Highlands detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating after OPP members interrupted the theft of tires and rims from a motor vehicle in Haliburton.

Police say on Friday, July 14 at 3:10 am, officers on general patrol interrupted the theft at a business on Hwy. 118. The suspect fled west on foot and is believed to have been seen at approximately 6 a.m. the same date in the area of College Drive. 

Officers with help from the Emergency Response Team (ERT) and the Canine Unit searched the area and were unable to locate the suspect.

Businesses, residents and drivers in the area are being asked to check dashcams or security cameras footage for any suspicious activity during this time.

Anyone who may have information that may assist with this investigation are asked to contact Haliburton Highlands OPP at 705-286-1431 or toll-free at 1-888-310-1122. You can also provide information anonymously by contacting Kawartha Haliburton Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at