Police probing abandoned, stolen car in river
Ottawa fire crews investigate an abandoned vehicle in the Ottawa River Wednesday, July 4, 2012.
Ottawa police are looking for more information after an abandoned, stolen car was found in the Ottawa River Wednesday night.
Fire crews were called to the scene near 1931 Regional Road 174 around 7:19 p.m. to check if there was anyone still inside.
They said they winched the car closer to shore and found it was empty, while water rescue teams didn’t find anyone in the area.
Police later said the 2008 four-door black Buick was stolen.
Anyone with information can call police at 613-236-1222 extension 3566 or Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477.