Theft of lotto tickets and purse in Nanaimo, please help police identify

Nanaimo, BC – The Nanaimo RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the male shown in the attached photo who is a suspect in at least two thefts.

On Wednesday August 2nd at approximately 3:15 pm the male allegedly stole a lady’s purse while she shopped at Fairway Market located in the Nanaimo North Town Centre Mall. Then on Sunday August 6th at approximately 5 pm he struck again, allegedly stealing lotto tickets from the Shoppers Drug Mart in the Country Club Centre Mall.

The suspect male is white, 40-50 years of age, 5 ft. 10, with short hair, greying on the sides. If you know who this person is, please call the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345. If you wish to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at text 274637, keyword Nanaimo or call 1-800-222-8477.


Police File # 2017-25020

Nanaimo RCMP

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