Do you know this man and child?

Kamloops City, Can You Identify

2023-05-11 15:32 PDT

File # 2023-16193

Two angles of a male suspect entering a store. The suspect is wearing a ballcap, orange hoodie, dark pants, and grey shoes.

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Police are looking to identify a theft suspect who was accompanied by a school age child during the alleged offence.

On May 10, 2023, around 10:35 a.m., the Kamloops RCMP Detachment received a report of a theft from a business in the Valleyview Square, the 2100-block of the East Trans Canada Highway. A man allegedly stole items, including a red Fill-Rite Fuel Pump, and then left in a truck with stolen license plates.

The suspect was in the company of a school-age boy, approximately eight to 10 years old, said Corporal Crystal Evelyn, Kamloops RCMP spokesperson. We are releasing an image of the suspect and a non-identifying image of the boy, in hopes that someone from the public will recognize them and contact police so that we may further the investigation.

A back image of the orange-sweater suspect carrying a box out of the store. A child in dark clothing is behind him.

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The suspect is described as:

Wearing:

The boy is described as:

A hoodie with a red logo on the left side

View larger image: a hoodie with a red logo on the left

They departed the store in a white Ford F250 pickup truck with license plates that were reported stolen out of Merritt. A pair of shears were also taken from the store.

Anyone who can identify the suspect, child, or has information about the stolen fuel pump, is asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2023-16193.

Released by

Cpl. Crystal Evelyn
Media Relations Officer
Kamloops RCMP
560 Battle Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 6N4
Office: 250-828-3193
Fax: 250-828-3034

Email: crystal.evelyn@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: kamloops.rcmp.ca

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