Kindersley RCMP is requesting the public's assistance in locating the individual(s) responsible for the theft of approximately 80 liters of gas on May 30th. In the early morning hours of May 30th suspect(s) entered the Sun West School Division bus yard located on 10th Avenue West and stole gas as well as caused damage to a school bus.

Gas Theft May 30Photo of theft in question supplied by Kindersley RCMP

‘This is part of a larger trend we are seeing across the province with increasing gas prices’ stated Staff Sergeant Kevin Peterson. ‘Gas theft is up 76% in the province compared to this time last year and our Detachment area is not immune to this same trend.’ Peterson went on to say. The Kindersley RCMP offered the following tips to help safeguard your fuel:

·         Lock privately owned tanks.

·         Set up video surveillance.

·         Park vehicles in a locked garage or outbuilding.

·         Park in well-lit areas or a space that exposes fuel doors to well-traveled roads.

·         Activate vehicle alarms.

·         Report suspicious activity to police.

Kindersley RCMP are requesting anyone with information about this vehicle, this incident or who noticed anything suspicious around that time to contact the Kindersley RCMP by calling 306-463-4642 and ask for Constable Sohm. Information can be submitted anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitting a tip online at www.saskcrimestoppers.com.