RCMP firearm stolen

Investigators with the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating the theft of an RCMP service pistol from downtown Halifax.

On March 9 between 7:40 p.m and 9:30 pm, an off-duty RCMP officer’s firearm was stolen from their personal vehicle in the 5100 block of Granville Street in Halifax. Also taken were three magazines and ammunition.

The firearm is described as a silver 9mm 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. The magazines are also silver.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or by using the P3 Tips App