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Commercial scuba gear stolen from Kelowna student

A local student is hoping the public can help reunite her with $4,000 worth of commercial scuba equipment stolen from her truck April 14.
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April 21, 2016 - 6:30 PM

KELOWNA – Thousands of dollars’ worth of scuba equipment was stolen out of a truck last week in Kelowna, and RCMP are hoping a member of the public can help locate it.

On April 14, a young woman went inside Baxter’s Pub at around 5 p.m. When she came out around 6:30 p.m. she found that a bag containing $4,000 worth of underwater diving equipment had been taken.

A dry suit, fins, tool bag, dive knife, goggles and other items are missing.

The words “Trin” is written on the side of the bag.

The victim is a student studying commercial diving.

If you know anything about this crime, or any other crime, call the Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers’ anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS or visit our website at Your information will be kept confidential and could lead to a reward of up to $2000.00     

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