RCMP are investigating the theft of heating oil from a church in the village of Atholville in Restigouche County.
The theft from the Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes church occurred sometime between Oct. 9 and Oct. 12, Cpl. Daniel Melanson stated in a news release.
The thieves damaged the oil tank and made off with about 1,000 litres of heating oil, he said.
Anyone with information is asked to call the District 9 RCMP at 506-789-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).