Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – At approximately 8 a.m. on Thursday, August 9, 2018, it was discovered that an RCMP issued firearm and ammunition were stolen from inside an unmarked RCMP vehicle. The vehicle was parked at a business in Saskatoon when it was broken into sometime overnight.
The firearm is a 9mm Smith & Wesson 5946, serial number BDX1238. It is silver in colour with a black grip and has an RCMP image etched on the side.
The Saskatchewan RCMP are advising members of the public to refrain from handling the firearm and call 911 immediately if it is found.
Saskatoon Police Service is investigating the theft of this firearm. Therefore, we are unable to speak to the ongoing theft investigation.
The RCMP is also conducting an internal review of the circumstance that lead up to and contributed to the theft of the firearm. Further updates will be provided as they become available.
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