One shot fired during B&E west of Battleford

By battelfordsNOW Staff
February 18, 2018 - 9:49pm

A scary situation luckily resulted in no injuries in Battleford Sunday morning after a suspect seen breaking into a building fired a shot at a residence.

Battlefords RCMP said in a release they were called to rural property west of Battleford at 5 a.m. to investigate a reported break and enter.

According to police, the investigation determined an unidentified suspect was seen breaking into an outbuilding. RCMP believed the same suspect discharged a firearm once at the residence, resulting in a broken window. No injuries were reported.

The K-9 unit attended and determined the suspect had then fled on foot to a waiting vehicle. RCMP are still searching for the suspect.

RCMP’s Forensic Identification Section is assisting with the investigation.

The suspect is described as approximately 5’7”, wearing dark clothing and a back pack. RCMP asks anyone with information about suspicious vehicles or activity in the area is asked to contact Battlefords RCMP Crime Stoppers.


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