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Pricey Alaska Highway road sign shot up

Police looking for suspect who damaged electronic road information sign at Mile 80
The Alaska Highway at Mile 73. Fort St. John RCMP are on the look out for someone shot the Mile 80 electronic road information sign.

Fort St. John RCMP are on the lookout for a suspect who shot an electronic road sign on the Alaska Highway. 

The sign, located at Mile 80, informs drivers of road conditions on the northbound route. Sometime between Dec. 31 and Jan. 4, it was shot several times, and sustained around $6,000 in damage. 

"Fort St. John RCMP are concerned not only over the unsafe discharge of a firearm near a highway, but also that motorists could not be updated with road conditions on a sometimes treacherous highway," an RCMP spokesperson wrote in a release. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers or the Fort S. John RCMP detachment.