Rosthern RCMP investigate theft of firearms and request the public to report sightings of individual(s) involved

May 25, 2023
Rosthern, Saskatchewan

News release


RCMP Crest

On May 23, 2023, at approximately 10:34 a.m., Rosthern RCMP received the report of a break-and-enter into a warehouse located on the 1000th block of Saskatchewan Street in Rosthern, SK.

Rosthern RCMP responded immediately, but the individual(s) involved were not located on scene. Police have conducted interviews and continue to follow-up on information provided to them.

Initial information gathered by police determined an individual broke into the warehouse and stole multiple firearms, body armour, an after-market carrier vest, tools and cameras. Police are working to determine the origin of the body armour.

Based on surveillance footage obtained by police, the suspect is believed to be a male, approximately 5'8" in height with a medium build. He was seen wearing a plaid jacket, jeans and a white hat.

At this time, police believe the individual(s) departed the scene in a vehicle and are working to gather more information on the make and model. It is unknown whether there was more than one individual involved in the theft.

Rosthern RCMP have engaged officers from the Saskatoon RCMP Forensic Identification Section to assist with processing the scene and examining evidence.

If you have information about this incident or the individuals involved, please contact Rosthern RCMP by calling 306-232-6400 or your local police service. Information can also be submitted anonymously by contacting Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or

The investigation is ongoing and an update will be provided as soon as more information is available.


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