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Pictou RCMP investigate theft of trailer and roofing from Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Police have released this picture of what they believe is a truck hauling away a stolen trailer with roofing from the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal in Lyon’s Brook.
Police have released this picture of what they believe is a truck hauling away a stolen trailer with roofing from the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal in Lyon’s Brook. - Contributed

Lyon's Brook, Pictou County – RCMP in Pictou County are asking for the public’s help as they investigate the theft of a trailer loaded with metal roofing.

Pictou District RCMP responded to a call about the theft from the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal in Lyon's Brook on April 1.

Police reviewed the surveillance video, that around 1:53 a.m. on April 1 an older model, dark coloured pickup truck can be seen entering the property and leaving a short time later. At 2:17 a.m., the same vehicle returns and leaves again, this time with a trailer loaded with steel roofing supplies that had been on the property.
The trailer is a yellow trailer, marked with the Nova Scotia Department of TIR logo and has Nova Scotia licence plate R65719 attached. A description of the driver of the truck is not available at this time. The steel on the trailer is valued at approximately $2,700, and the trailer is valued at approximately $5,000.

Pictou District RCMP is asking anyone who may have information about this incident to call them at 902-755-4141. Should you wish to remain anonymous call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

The investigation is continuing.

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