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Vandals damage beehives, kill bees in southern Alberta

Coaldale RCMP are looking for whoever was responsible for damaging a number of beehives in Lethbridge County in June.

Police are looking for someone who used a vehicle to destroy several pallets of beehives

Coaldale RCMP are looking for whoever destroyed a number of beehives in Lethbridge County in June. (Canadian Press)

Coaldale RCMP are looking for whoever was responsible for damaging a number of beehives in Lethbridge County in June.

Police say someone got onto the private property south of the Oldman River near Range Road 215 sometime between the morning of June 25 and the evening of June 28.

The driver, or drivers, used a small vehicle or large off-road vehicle to destroy several pallets containing beehives — killing the bees inside.

The police are looking for any information to identify those responsible.

Anyone with information is asked to contact RCMP at 403-329-5080 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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