Wetaskiwin police investigate break and enters

The Wetaskiwin RCMP are investigating two break and enters that happened over the weekend.

  • Jan. 26, 2016 5:00 p.m.

The Wetaskiwin RCMP are investigating two break and enters that happened over the weekend. At about 4:30 a.m. on January 24 police were called out the Falun Bottle Depot in response to an alarm. The main door had been pried open and the lock broken. Entry was gained, and it appears only the till with a small amount of cash was taken. There are no suspects for this file yet. Falun in about 30 km west of Wetaskiwin on Highway 13.

On January 25 shortly before 3:00 a.m., The Wetaskiwin RCMP were called to the Pigeon Lake Petro Canada gas station in response to an alarm. Video surveillance showed two individuals used tools to remove the hinges of an exterior door, and then the door in an attempt to gain entry to the business. They were unsuccessful as the door was blocked from the interior by a large shelving unit. The suspects appeared to be in white jump suits and left in a clean black truck, possibly a GMC, with chrome on the front. There were several items in the back of the truck. Pigeon Lake is about 45 ams west of Wetaskiwin on Highway 13.

The Wetaskiwin RCMP are seeking your assistance. If you have any information on these, or any other crimes, please call your local RCMP detachment. You can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or www.tipsubmit.com . You do not need to provide your identity to Crime Stoppers and if your information leads to an arrest or the recovery of property you could be eligible for a cash reward.