The Airdrie RCMP is hunting for whoever who broke into two police vehicles and stole equipment, including ammunition and pepper spray, Tuesday night.
The vehicles were parked in the Ramada Inn parking lot in Airdrie, just off the QEII highway. The RCMP officers were from British Columbia, and were on their way home after helping with the wildfires in Fort McMurray.
RCMP ammunition and pepper spray were among a number of items stolen from police vehicles parked in Airdrie on May 18, 2016. RCMP
RCMP ammunition and pepper spray were among a number of items stolen from police vehicles parked in Airdrie on May 18, 2016.
On the morning of May 18, police discovered the cruisers had been broken into at some point during the night. Both vehicles were vandalized in the process.
The following equipment was stolen from the vehicles:
1 duty belt5 RCMP dark blue pants and shirts1 RCMP shoulder flash2 RCMP baseball caps1 can of pepper spray2 pairs of handcuffs1 pocket multi-tool (Leatherman)3 ammunition magazines containing 9mm bullets (15 rounds per magazine)
Anyone with information is asked to call Airdrie RCMP at 403-945-7200, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
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