Two arrested for stealing baby rabbits

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Kings District RCMP arrested two people in relation to the theft of baby rabbits from the petting zoo at Hennigars Farm Market in Greenwich, Kings County. 

On Aug. 26 two baby rabbits were stolen from the petting zoo's rabbit pen. Two days later two more rabbits were taken from the pen. 

On Sept. 4 RCMP recovered two deceased baby rabbits from an apartment building parking lot. Further investigation allowed police to arrest a 22-year-old Kentville man and a 19-year-old Kentville woman. The man is facing a charge of Possession of Stolen Property obtained by crime and Obstruction of a Police Investigation. The woman is facing a charge of Theft Under $5000 and Possession of Stolen Property obtained by crime. Both have been released and are set to appear in Kentville Provincial Court on Nov. 12, 2013.

The investigation into the location of the other two missing rabbits continues. Investigators are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact their local RCMP detachment or Nova Scotia 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 taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash reward from $50 -$2000.

Organizations: RCMP, Crime Stoppers

Geographic location: Kentville, Greenwich, Kings Theft Under

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