Thieves make off with distinctive RCMP pistol from off duty Mountie’s car

The Canadian Press
March 11, 2019
By The Canadian Press
HALIFAX — Police say a distinctive RCMP service pistol was stolen from a downtown Halifax street.

Halifax Regional Police say the silver 9-mm handgun was taken from an off-duty Mountie’s personal vehicle on Granville Street on Saturday evening.

Three magazines and ammunition were also stolen.

In a news release, police describe the gun as a “Smith & Wesson model 5946 pistol with an RCMP logo showing ‘RCMP,’ a silhouette of a horse and rider and ‘GRC’ inscribed on the right side of the slide.”

They say the magazines are also silver.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

News from © Canadian Press Enterprises Inc., 2019

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