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Excavator stolen near Whitbourne

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A 300,000 excavator has been stolen from a work site east of Whitbourne.

On Aug. 17, Whitbourne RCMP received a report that a John Deere hydraulic excavator was stolen from a Valard work site just 10-15 kilometres east of Whitbourne, according to the RCMP.

It was stolen sometime between Aug. 3-12.

The investigation is continuing.

If you have any information concerning this incident, contact Whitbourne RCMP at 709-759-2600. To remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (TIPS is 8477), by Secure Web Tips at, or by downloading the secure mobile app. Search your App Store for “P3 Tips.” Electronic tips submitted to Crime Stoppers are encrypted, entirely confidential and completely anonymous.

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