WWI machine gun stolen in Southwold Twp

Elgin OPP are investigating after an antique World War I was stolen from Southwold Township.

The theft occurred sometime after 8 p.m. Wednesday from a vehicle on Talbot Line.

The Chauchat machine gun is inoperable and used only for re-enactments.

Police are reminding the public to remove visible property in your vehicle to deter would-be thieves.