Police looking for suspect in tool theft

Prince George, Can You Identify

2023-01-10 08:31 PST

File # 2023-486

Prince George RCMP is looking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a recent theft of tools from a local hardware store.

The theft occurred on Monday, January 2, 2023, from a store located on the 5900-block of O’Grady Road. Surveillance shows the man loading a Milwaukee Chop Saw and two Dewalt Combo kits into a shopping cart and leaving the store with them.

Photo of suspect pushing shopping cart with boxed tools loaded into it 

The suspect is described as:

The total value of the stolen merchandise is approximately $1500. We are asking the public to contact the non-emergency line at 250-561-3300 if they recognize the man from the surveillance image provided, or else if they see any of these items for sale in town or on online marketplaces, states Cpl. Jennifer Cooper, Media Relations Officer for the Prince George RCMP.

Did you know that Prince George RCMP has Online Crime Reporting? The Online Crime Reporting tool is available to report crimes that meet certain criteria.

You can also view an interactive Crime Map that provides information about recent and historical property crime incidents by visiting princegeorge.ca/crime-map.

Released by

Cpl. Jennifer Cooper

Communications NCO / Media Relations Officer
Prince George RCMP
455 Victoria Street, Prince George, BC, V2L 0B7
Office: 250-561-3300

Email: pg_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: princegeorge.rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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