The town of Ashern has been victim of 24 break and enters since January, 2019. It is believed that the suspect(s) are frequenting these businesses to familiarize themselves with the layout of the buildings, paying particular attention to if security systems are in place. The point of entry is through windows that have been smashed by the suspect(s) and the opening is very small.
It is believed that the suspect(s) are of small stature or they may be using the help of a child to enter these businesses. Once inside the suspect(s) are stealing money consisting of bills and loose change.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Ashern RCMP Detachment at (204) 768-2311.