Twenty-five pounds of dynamite was stolen overnight from City Sand and Gravel on Topsail Road in Paradise, the RNC said today.
And 35 detonators were also stolen.
The RNC’s media relations officer Const. Talia Murphy said police received the report of the theft about 10 a.m. today.
Murphy said the RNC is concerned not only for public safety, but for the safety of whomever stole the explosives.
Anyone who has information that would assist police in this case is asked to contact the RNC at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers Website at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.