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$110-K worth of nickel plates stolen from Thompson mine

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Screen capture of a truck driving away with the nickel plates.

A Manitoba smelter would like their nickel back.

Not you, Chad Kroeger. The real deal.

RCMP say they are investigating a theft of four bundles of nickel plates stolen on the night of May 13 from Vale’s Manitoba operations located in Thompson.

The missing nickel plates are described as being approximately 20 by 36 inches in size, nickel in colour, and stamped on both sides with "VALE" and "INCO".

The value of the looted goods is estimated at $110,000.

RCMP say anyone with information is asked to call 204-677-6911. If tipsters wish to remain anonymous, contact Manitoba Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS) or www.manitobacrimestoppers.com, or text "TIPMAN" plus your message to Crimes (274637).

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