$800K in boats stolen in Al­berta

Penticton Herald - - CANADA -

EDMONTON — Al­berta RCMP are in­ves­ti­gat­ing the theft of a fleet of brightly coloured power­boats that were last seen be­ing towed on trail­ers by pick­ups down a ru­ral highway.

The four boats are all Nau­tique Su­per Air G23s — a craft pop­u­lar with peo­ple who en­joy wake­board­ing and wakesurf­ing.

Cpl. Laurel Scott said the thieves made off with the boats and trail­ers early Wed­nes­day from a deal­er­ship south of Edmonton.

The boats and trail­ers are es­ti­mated to be worth $800,000. One of the boats is orange and black, an­other is green and black. Two are blue with white trim.

“What we are hop­ing now is that maybe some­one who was out driv­ing might re­mem­ber see­ing th­ese boats,” Scott said Thurs­day. “You would think they would stand out.”

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