Police are seeking the public’s assistance following a theft at a historical sight northwest of Dauphin, last week.
On June 12, at approximately 9:05 a.m., Dauphin RCMP received a complaint of theft from the director of the Trembowla Cross of Freedom museum and church, which is located 20 kilometres northwest of Dauphin.
It was reported that sometime between May 29 and June 12, the bell tower was knocked over and the church bell was stolen.
This church bell is made of bronze and is a historical piece dating back to the 1890s.
There were seven memorial plaques, each of them made from bronze, erected in front of the buildings, that were also stolen.
Dauphin RCMP are asking anyone who may have information regarding this theft to contact the Dauphin Detachment at 204-622-5020, call Crime Stoppers anonymously toll-free at 1-800-222-8477, or submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.
RCMP continue to investigate.