Cash and Telus phone cable stolen in separate Ponoka rural crime files

A scale house was broken into through the window and 100 metres of Telus phone cable was stolen

Police are looking for suspects related to a break-in at a scale house on Range Road 252 and Township Road 431A west of Ponoka.

Ponoka RCMP state that between Nov. 3 and 5 suspects broke into the scale house and stole $300 cash. The windows were broken to gain access to the locked building, say police, and during the process one of the suspects cut themselves on the glass.

Blood was found on the window sill and desk inside the building.

There are no suspects or witnesses at this time.

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Telus phone cable stolen

Police say between Nov. 5 and 7, 100 metres of Telus phone cable was stolen on Township Road 442 between Range Roads 255 and 260 (northwest of Ponoka).

It appears the suspects attempted to take more cable several times during that time period but were unsuccessful, and in the process damaged more cable that was left at the location, say police.

Police advice residents be aware of their surroundings and report suspicious vehicles and or people immediately. RCMP Complaint Line 403-783-4471.

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