Halifax District RCMP investigates damage to elementary school, Lower Sackville, N.S.

Halifax District RCMP is investigating a rash of property damage at Ecole Du Grand Portage in Lower Sackville.

Over the past several months, Ecole Du Grand Portage has been the target of property damage on several occasions.

This includes graffiti being spray painted on the brick walls and glass bottles being broken on school grounds. There have also been incidents where garbage/recycle bins were lit on fire.

While police patrols will be increased in the area near Ecole Du Grand Portage, Halifax District RCMP is asking residents to report any suspicious activity they see around the vicinity of the school.

If you can identify any suspects or have any information on these crimes, please call Halifax District RCMP at 902-244-7208. Members of the public can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS ( 8477), or by texting TIP202 + your message to `CRIMES`(274637) or by 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.

The investigation is continuing.

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