RCMP looking for suspects in third incident at gate on Highway 7

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Fort Liard RCMP says it is investigating a third incident of “damage done” at the gate on Highway 7 near the British Columbia border.

The department of Infrastructure informed local RCMP of the incident, the department has since re-secured the gate.

There have been two other similar occurrences, on April 11 and May 31. According to police, charges have been laid in both cases.

CKLB has asked RCMP whether the people involved are NWT residents returning to the territory or non-residents.

Anyone with information can call Fort Liard RCMP at 867-770-1111 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or nwtnutips.com.

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Francis Tessier-Burns
Francis has been a general news reporter with CKLB since January 2019. Originally from rural Ontario, he first came to the NWT in 2016 as an intern with Up Here magazine and fell in love with the North. In his time with CKLB, he's had the immense pleasure and honour of learning about northern Indigenous cultures. Otherwise, you can find him hanging around the Legislative Assembly. If you have a story or want to chat, reach out to francis@cklbradio.com