Screams Of Help Trigger Police Response in Harriston

Source: Area OPP
Date: Mon Apr 15 23:43:38 MST 2024

(TOWN OF MINTO, ON) – Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently looking to confirm the safety of a person who was heard screaming “Help!” near the Harriston Greenway Trail.

On April 14, 2024, at approximately 2:45 p.m., OPP responded to a report of an unidentified person who was possibly in distress on William Street West, Harriston. A witness reported hearing a woman’s voice screaming “help!” from off in the distance. Investigators have not been able to identify or locate the person who called out for help. Police are looking to confirm the safety of this individual and asking anyone with information related to this occurrence to call Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

A large police presence is near William Street West and the Harriston Greenway Trail. The public is being asked to avoid the area.


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