Thieves attracted to trees


A business in Middle Sackville is missing 6 trees as a result of a theft that occurred overnight.


Just after 8:30 a.m. this morning, Halifax District RCMP received a complaint of 6 Blue Spruce trees having been stolen from Atlantic Gardens on Sackville Dr. in Middle Sackville. The trees are described as being 6 to 8 feet tall, green in colour, in black pots and heavy to lift. The trees are valued at $400 each. Those responsible left debris at the scene consisting of gyproc and other waste consisting of building materials.

The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902 490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or submit tips by Secure Web Tips at 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.


Source: Media Release

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