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By: Staff Writer
Posted: 06/8/2018 1:00 PM
After exhausting all leads, police are asking the public for assistance in solving the 2017 theft of several rare taxidermied items from a commercial building in the RM of Hanover.
In a Friday release, Manitoba RCMP said the building was being converted into a wildlife museum when suspects gained entry sometime between Jan. 27 and Feb. 6, 2017.
Described as "extremely unique and quite valuable to the owner," the stolen items include a golden eagle, bald eagle, rough-legged hawk, great horned owl, and fawn.
Those with information are asked to contact the Steinbach RCMP detachment at 204-326-4452 or call Manitoba Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.
Secure tips can also be submitted online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com, or by texting "TIPMAN" plus a message to CRIMES (274637).
An increase in the theft of vehicles, quads and ATV, as well as thefts from inside vehicles has been highlighted by Steinbach RCMP, who have turned to the public for support in preventing the crimes.
Police shared several tips in a ...
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