RCMP look for witnesses after door damaged at Hay River business

photo of damaged door courtesy of Hay River RCMP

Mounties in Hay River are investigating after a door was damaged at a local store in an apparent attempted break and enter.

According to an RCMP news release, at about 12:20 am, on Thursday, September 19, officers responded to an attempted burglary at a business on Woodland Drive, in downtown Hay River.

Upon arrival, police say officers observed that the main front door had been extensively damaged.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

Hay River RCMP is asking anyone who noticed suspicious activity in the early hours of Thursday September 19, in the area of 77 Woodland Drive, to contact them at 874-1111.

You can also submit anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 nwtnutips.com, (click on “submit a web tip”) or text: “nwtnutips” plus your message to 274637.



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John McFadden
John has been in the broadcast journalism industry since the 1980s. He has been a reporter in Yellowknife since 2012 and joined CKLB in January of 2018. John covers the crime and court beat as well as reporting on other areas including politics, business, entertainment and sports. He won seven national community newspaper awards while he was a journalist with Northern News Services Limited (NNSL). John worked in Ontario before coming North including stints as a TV sportscaster in Peterborough and senior news writer for CBC and CTV in downtown Toronto.