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Fort Liard RCMP are investigating a third incident of mischief and damage done to the North Gate on Highway 7 on Wednesday.

The Mounties stated that the GNWT Department of Infrastructure reported damage to the gate on June 17. The gate is located about 10 km from the NWT border with British Columbia.

Police are investigating a third report of damage done to the border gate on Highway 7 after an incident took place on June 17.
NNSL file photo

GNWT staff have re-secured the gate.

This week’s incident follows other similar occurrences  that took place on April 11 and May 31.

“Charges have been laid in connection to both these previous incidents,” states the news release.

People are advised to report information about this week’s North Gate incident or other criminal matters in the area to the Fort Liard RCMP at 867-770-1111.

Information can also be provided to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 nwtnutips.com, (click on “submit a web tip”) or text: “nwtnutips” plus your message to 274637.

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Simon Whitehouse

Simon Whitehouse came to Yellowknife to work with Northern News Services in 2011. He came from Prince Edward County, Ont., and obtained his journalism education at Algonquin College and the University...

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