CISC - Criminal Intelligence Service Canada

04/17/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/17/2019 11:45

Holyrood RCMP investigating damage to fibre optic wire at site off Witless Bay Line

At approximately 1:00 a.m. on April 17, 2019, Holyrood RCMP responded to a report from Bell Aliant that a fibre optic wire had been cut at a site just off the Trans-Canada Highway between Witless Bay Line and the Holyrood Access Road. The damage interrupted service delivery and occurred on the side of the highway heading west.

The incident is believed to have occurred sometime around 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday evening.

The investigation is continuing.

Police are asking anyone who may have been travelling in this area between 9:00 - 9:30 p.m. last night and witnessed anything suspicious to please contact Holyrood RCMP at 709-229-3892.

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