Antigonish County RCMP are investigating an overnight incident where four police cruisers had a tire slashed.
At approximately 12:40 a.m., RCMP discovered that 4 marked RCMP vehicles had been damaged.
Four vehicles had a tire on each slashed while parked in the Detachment parking lot. This is very concerning to the Detachment Operational Commander. ‘Police vehicles are needed to respond to emergencies and save lives and such criminal acts impact public safety. People should be concerned about this’ stated Sgt. Brian Rehill. The vehicles have been returned to operational status at this time.
If you observed anyone suspicious in the area last evening or have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Antigonish RCMP Detachment @ (902) 863-6500. You can also your local police or Crime Stoppers anonymously anytime at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by their Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award from $50 – $2000.