March 11, 2019 2:41 pm
Updated: March 11, 2019 4:44 pm

Halifax police investigating after RCMP officer’s pistol stolen from personal vehicle

Halifax Regional Police are investigating after an RCMP officer's sidearm was stolen.

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Halifax Regional Police are investigating after an RCMP officer’s pistol was stolen from the officer’s personal vehicle in downtown Halifax on Saturday.

Police say that between 7:40 p.m and 9:30 p.m., an off-duty RCMP officer’s firearm was taken from the vehicle in the 1700-block of Granville Street.

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Three magazines and assorted ammunition were also stolen.

The pistol is described as a silver 9mm Smith & Wesson model 5946 with an RCMP logo, a silhouette of a horse and rider and “GRC” inscribed on the right side of the slide.

Police say the magazines are also silver.

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Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact police at 902-490-5020 or to call Crime Stoppers.

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