Whitecourt RCMP requesting public assistance re: Mischiefs to motor vehicle fuel tanks
Between October 1 and October 30, 2018 Whitecourt RCMP has received several reports of mischief to fuel tanks. The culprits(s) are using a drill to make a hole in the fuel tank of the vehicle. The fuel is then drained and taken away. The unsuspecting victim does not notice the hole in the fuel tank until the next time they purchase fuel.
Many of these occurrences have been reported to police although many have not. The Whitecourt RCMP is asking anyone that may be a victim of this type of crime to report it.
If you have any information about this crime or any other crime please contact the Whitecourt RCMP 780-778-5900. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers and if your information leads to an arrest, the recovery of stolen property and/ or the seizure of illicit drugs you may be eligible for a cash reward.