Update: “Shorty” the wooden fisherman statue found safe
Halifax District is pleased to advised that “Shorty”, the wooden fisherman statue reported missing from a home in Peggy’s Cove on April 12, has been returned to his owner.
The RCMP will not be pursuing charges as per the owner’s wishes. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance, shares and retweets on social media.
Halifax District RCMP is asking for assistance to find a 5-foot-2 wooden fisherman statue named “Shorty” stolen from the front yard of a residence on Peggy’s Point Rd.
The statue was taken sometime between 8 a.m. on April 8 and 8 a.m. on April 9. “Shorty” has long brown hair, a brown beard, a trunk like build and weighs 120 pounds. He was last seen standing still and wearing a yellow sou’wester, a fisherman’s sweater, yellow fishing waders and black rubber boots. He was showing off his catch while jauntily smoking his pipe.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902 490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.
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