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Help RCMP find "Shorty" the fisherman statue

News release

Halifax District RCMP is asking for assistance to find a 5-foot-2 wooden fisherman statue named "Shorty" stolen from the front yard of a residence on Peggy's Point Rd.

The statue was taken sometime between 8 a.m. on April 8 and 8 a.m. on April 9. "Shorty" has long brown hair, a brown beard, a trunk like build and weighs 120 pounds. He was last seen standing still and wearing a yellow sou'wester, a fisherman's sweater, yellow fishing waders and black rubber boots. He was showing off his catch while jauntily smoking his pipe.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902 490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

File #: 19-51538