Hanna RCMP is investigating the theft of copper and batteries from a resource site.
Sometime between January 21 and January 25 unknown suspect(s) entered a CNRL site situated on Hwy 862 south of Hwy 570 and stole copper cable and batteries.
There is an estimated $10,000 worth of damage to the site as a result of ripping the copper cable out. The estimated value of the cable is $5,000.
These thefts are on the rise in the Hanna Detachment area over the past 2 months.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the Hanna RCMP administrative line at (403)854-3393. Tips can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards to anonymous tipsters where the information results in an arrest.
Always report suspicious activity as it is occurring. Never approach the activity or pursue anyone. Provide as much detail as you can to the police.