Police ask for help

  • Jun. 13, 2011 6:00 p.m.

Last December 17, at about 9:11 p.m. an attempted arson occurred at the Queen Charlotte RCMP detachment.An unknown suspect broke a window but was interrupted and fled thescene leaving being a container of gasoline and a flare.The next day a citizen located what police believe is the tool used to break the window at the detachment. The tool is unique and appears to be a large rock pick. Unique to the pick is a crack in the handle that was wrapped in tape.Investigators are hoping the identification of this tool will generate new leads into identifying who is responsible for the attempted arson.Queen Charlotte RCMP are asking the public if they have seen this unique tool before or if they had one stolen from their yard, shed or vessel at the docks to please come forward.If you have information that may help, please contact Cst. Derrick Gladdish of the Queen Charlotte RCMP at (250)559-4421 or anonymously through Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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