12/29/2012 11:30 EST | Updated 02/28/2013 05:12 EST

P.E.I. vandals ruin $60K worth of frozen groceries

Police in Charlottetown are investigating after about $60,000 worth of refrigerated product was ruined at a local grocery store.

Police said the culprits turned the temperature control of a refrigeration unit up to nearly 30 degrees Celsius Thursday night.

The incident was reported to police Friday morning at an Atlantic Superstore located at 680 University Ave. As a result, about $60,000 worth of frozen bakery, seafood, grocery and meat product spoiled.

Charlottetown police are asking anyone with information to contact them or Crime Stoppers.