RCMP in Labrador are investigating the theft of a polar bear pelt from a residence in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. 

Police say the pelt was stolen off its frame sometime between 8:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. on the night of May 2 from 341 Hamilton River Road.

The value of the item is in excess of $10,000.

RCMP are encouraging anyone who might have information regarding the theft to contact them directly at 709-896-3383; or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).