Thefts, a crash and suspected gunshots keep RCMP busy in the Battlefords

By Roger White
May 18, 2017 - 11:06am

It was a busy 24-hour period for members of the Battlefords RCMP on Wednesday with a wide array of infractions ranging from motor vehicle accidents, thefts and reports of gunshots.

A service station in North Battleford was robbed of fuel on Wednesday afternoon, May 17. The two suspects believed to be males were wearing hoods and red bandanas were driving a dirty blue truck and left the station without paying for their purchase around 1:30 p.m.

Meanwhile one person was charged with proceeding from a stop before it was safe to do so and caused a two-vehicle collision on the intersection of 100 St. and 12 Ave. in North Battleford. Cpl. James Fenrich reported there were no injuries.

RCMP also responded to complaints that gunshots were fired in North Battleford at approximately 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night. Police said the callers were not sure if they had actually heard gunshots or fireworks. Members investigated and found no evidence of gunshots.

In all police responded to 58 calls from 6 a.m. on Wednesday morning to 6 a.m. on Thursday morning.

If you have any information on these or other crimes in the Battlefords area, contact the Battlefords RCMP or Crime Stoppers.


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