An ARCTIC CAT snowmobile was stolen then recovered this week.

The Perth County OPP was called out on Tuesday morning to a break-in at a commercial building near the corner of Wellington Street and Herbert Street in Mitchell.

Someone got into the shed by forcing open the man-door sometime between Thursday December 26th at 4:00pm and Tuesday December 31st at 6:00am.

An ARCTIC CAT snowmobile was removed.

The snowmobile was recovered on December 31st around 11:00am.

A Mitchell resident observed the undamaged machine in a field near the Wetlands at Frank Street.

On January 1st the owner contacted the OPP and reported another break-and-enter into the building.

This entry had occurred sometime between midnight December 31st and 10:00am on January 1st.

The man-door was forced open and tools were removed from inside.

Anyone who noticed suspicious activity in the industrial/commercial area around Wellington Street and Herbert Street in Mitchell between Christmas and New Year’s, is asked to contact the Perth County OPP or Crime Stoppers.