Whitecourt RCMP is requesting the public’s help in an investigation.
Between October 1st and October 30th, Whitecourt RCMP has received several reports of mischief to fuel tanks.
The culprit(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 to the detachment at 780-778-5900 or call Crime Stoppers.