RCMP Seeking a Suspicious White Van
A resident on the Wentworth Collingwood Road noticed a suspicious white van in the yard early yesterday morning. The van backed into the yard, close to the house, and two men got out.
A resident of the house opened the door startling the men who quickly jumped back into the van and fled.
Police suspect they intended to steal an all-terrain vehicle that was parked in the yard.
The RCMP are asking for help in this matter. If you have any information on this type of incident, please contact your local RCMP detachment or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP202 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637) or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca.
Calls to Crime Stoppers are not recorded or traced and if police lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash reward from $50 to $2000.
If you encounter a suspicious vehicle, try to get the licence number, vehicle description, and description of the people involved.
If you have property that can be stolen, like an ATV, keep an up to date photo and the VIN number stored in a safe place.
If you encounter a situation like this, or any suspicious event, please call your local police. Oxford 902-447-2525, Pugwash 902–243-2181, or Amherst 902–667-3859.