The White Butte RCMP received a report of a theft from a business in a rural area southeast of Regina on Monday, May 2
Police believe an individual or individuals broke into the business between 4 and 4:30 a.m. Sunday, May 1, stealing approximately 200 kilograms of commercial explosives.
"If you find these – or any/what you believe to be – explosives, do not touch them. Call police immediately," said the RCMP in a release. "Saskatchewan RCMP has an Explosives Disposal Unit trained to safely handle these materials."
CJME reported that an RCMP spokesperson said special equipment is needed to detonate the explosives. Police said that equipment was not stolen with the explosives.
White Butte RCMP is investigating this theft and asks anyone with information to call their local police service. Information can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitting a tip online at www.saskcrimestoppers.com.