Service medals stolen from vehicle in Blockhouse

Lunenburg County District RCMP is investigating the theft of four service medals from a vehicle in Blockhouse on November 14th.

Police say several items were taken from the vehicle, which was parked at a residence on Cornwall Road, including a camouflage ruck sack, trench spade shovel, camouflage carrying pouch, camouflage vest, two sleeping bags, tactical helmet, and knee high winter boots.

A passing motorist spotted items strewn about in a ditch near the scene the next day, and police say everything except the medals and a knife were recovered.

The medals are described as the New Zealand Operational Service Medal, the New Zealand Afghanistan Primary Medal, the New Zealand Special Service Medal, and the New Zealand Defence Medal with Regular Clasp.  

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.