Lottery money stolen in Inuvik

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According to police, a large sum of money has been stolen from Ingamo Hall in Inuvik.

The undisclosed amount of money is from the sales of 50/50 tickets from the bingo salesroom.

The incident occurred on April 9 between 5:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. when Inuvik Fire services responded to a fire alarm at the Hall to find no fire. Staff then noted the missing cash.

RCMP is investigating the theft.

Anyone with information is asked to call Inuvik RCMP at 777-1111 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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