A device aimed at reducing speeding in the Val Marie area recently fell victim to vandalism.

The RM of Val Marie had an electronic speed sign that was driven over by culprit(s) sometime between October 26 and 30.

The senseless act has caused an "extensive financial loss to the community [RM]" of 425 residents according to an RCMP release. 

Ponteix RCMP is investigating the crime and anyone with information regarding it is asked to reach out to them.