Large Neon Sign Stolen, RCMP Have No Leads

Large Neon Sign Stolen

WINNIPEG, MB - Carman RCMP are asking for the public's help in the disappearance of a landmark sign in Fannystelle.

RCMP said in a news release that they have exhausted all investigation avenues in hopes of recovering the sign. The large neon business sign was taken from the side of the Stevens Lumber building in Fannystelle, Manitoba, on January 7th. Police believe the theft happened between the hours of 2:30 am and 4:30 am that day.

The sign, measuring about 5 feet tall and 2 feet wide was cut down from the 2nd floor of the lumber building. Police believe that the suspects may have used a bucket truck and power tools to remove it.

“This sign has been a part of the Stevens family for 67 years and is considered priceless to them” said Sgt. Paul Manaigre of the Manitoba RCMP. “It is considered part of their family history and of the town’s history.”

If anyone has any information regarding this theft, please call the Carman RCMP at 204-745-6760 or call Manitoba Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

Kevin Klein, Manitoba Post

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