Tools stolen from IPE grounds

The theft of power tools from within the City of Armstrong has RCMP asking for the public’s help.

The theft of power tools from within the City of Armstrong has RCMP asking for the public’s help.

Police believe the theft occurred between the hours of 7 p.m., July 16, and 7 p.m., July 17, where unknown suspects gained entry into a poultry barn on the IPE grounds.

Four 18-volt batteries, two battery chargers, a jigsaw and a sawsell – all bearing the Makita brand name – were stolen. The estimate value of the equipment is $800.

Anyone with any information on the theft is asked to call the Armstrong detachment at 250-546-3028, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Tips can also be left anonymously at the North Okanagan Shuswap Crime Stoppers Society’s website: www.nokscrimestoppers.com.