Thieves continue to target construction equipment

For the second time in a week, thieves targeted a construction site in Upper Sackville and stole construction equipment.

Sometime between 5 p.m. on November 24 and 3 p.m. on November 26, thieves stole construction equipment, valued in excess of $100,000. The following items were taken:

· 11 foot Tenco plough. Orange in color.

· Jama blade which attaches to the Tenco plough.

· Rock Hammer which is attachable to an excavator. Green in color.

· Hiliti IT 25 Lazer in a red box, used for excavations.

· Red fuel pump.

· Welder in a black case.

· Trail camera.

Halifax District RCMP is asking construction companies to take steps to secure your equipment when work-site is not active. RCMP have increased patrols in areas targeted by thieves and those with construction sites. The public is asked to report any suspicious activity to Police.

Halifax District RCMP is asking the public for assistance to identify the person(s) responsible for this theft and the theft from a construction site in Middle Sackville. 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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