Disability council in Regina deals with shocking theft
About $10,000 worth of items taken
The Saskatchewan Abilities Council is dealing with a disturbing theft after equipment and furnishings were stolen from the organization's trailers late Tuesday night.
They were renovating the space in Regina to make a new day centre for people with disabilities.
Everything from laptops, microwaves and music instruments were taken. The total estimated value of the theft was $10,000.
"There was someone out there who walked by the Saskatchewan Abilities sign, took it upon themselves to crawl under a fence, through a window and take items from people who would be considered vulnerable persons," said Tanyja Ignatiuk, who speaks for the council.
Ignatiuk said even though it's a disappointing that someone would do this, she's positive the council will overcome the theft with some help.
"We would be most grateful if our community rallied behind us and supported us by contributing a financial donation to repurchase the items that were stolen or taken from us," she said.
The new centre will still open in six to eight weeks.
People can donate online at abilitiescouncil.sk.ca.