Oxford House medical plane looted, vandalized
TARA SEEL, RCMP Media Relations Officer
On Aug. 13, 2014, at approximately 8:30 a.m., Oxford House RCMP responded to a report of a break and enter to the medical evacuation airplane hangar in Oxford House First Nation, Man. When officers arrived on scene, it was discovered that emergency bags were stolen from the site and a fire extinguisher had been emptied into the medical evacuation airplane.
Due to these actions, the medical evacuation airplane is out of service until it can be cleaned and mechanically inspected.
The emergency bags that were stolen contained medical items, including medications. If used incorrectly, these medications could result in a health emergency.
Oxford House RCMP continue to investigate.
RCMP are asking anyone with information to contact the Oxford House RCMP Detachment at 204-538-2046 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).