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White moose illegally killed near Foleyet: police

Ministry of Natural Resources wants to catch who did it
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A white moose was shot and killed near Foleyet the week of Oct. 26. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is looking for the people responsible. Marc Clement Photography photo

Police are trying to find out who shot and killed two cow moose. One was a white moose.

According to this week's Cochrane District Crime Stoppers, during the week of Oct. 26 unknown suspects shot and harvested the two moose northeast of Foleyet on Nova Road near kilometre 18. It is illegal to shoot and harvest white moose in the local wildlife management units 30 and 31.

"Hunting is a privilege and should not be taken for granted. As a community let's catch the people responsible for this senseless act," reads the news release.

Crime Stoppers said the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry needs the public's help to catch the people responsible for illegally killing the moose.

If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit here.

If your information leads to an arrest, you could earn up to $2,000 in cash. You will remain anonymous and not have to testify in court.

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