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Burin Peninsula RCMP seek public’s assistance in destruction of road signs, including stop sign and sign for Osmond Way

One of the signs that was cut down.
— MARK BROWNE PHOTO/TWITTER
One of the signs that was cut down. — MARK BROWNE PHOTO/TWITTER - Contributed

Police advise of seriousness of removing a stop sign

Burin Peninsula RCMP are requesting the public’s help with a case of mischief that occurred overnight on Route 210 outside of Marystown.

Sometime between Dec. 1-2, a chainsaw was used to cut down the recently placed road sign on Kaetlyn Osmond Way. A stop sign was also cut down at the intersection of Route 210 and the access road to Jean De Baie.

The RCMP advise the public that removing road signs is a serious offence. The removal of a stop sign could lead to a collision causing serious injury or death.

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone have information about this incident, contact Burin Peninsula RCMP at 709-279-3001. To remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (TIPS is 8477), by Secure Web Tips at www.nlcrimestoppers.com, or by downloading the free and secure mobile app. Search the App Store for "P3 Tips". Electronic tips submitted to Crime Stoppers are encrypted, entirely confidential and completely anonymous.

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