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Police investigate incident with Coast Guard ship as suspicious

At approximately 9:30 a.m. Halifax Regional Police received a report of a Canadian Coast Guard Ship partially submerged in the 1400 block of Ketch Harbor Road in Sambro Head.

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The ship was undergoing repairs at the time and was last seen out of the water, secured on a slip. Preliminary investigation revealed that someone damaged the slip which caused the ship to slide back into the ocean.

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The extend of the damages to the ship is not known at this time.  No one was injured in the incident.

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The incident is believed to be suspicious, and members of the General Investigative Section of the integrated Criminal Investigation Division are in the early stages of the investigation.

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Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call police at 902-490-5020.  Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or by using the P3 Tips app.

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Source : Media Release

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