January 12, 2015 - 11:48 AM
VERNON - Police are hoping the public can help them find someone who stole donations for a three-year-old’s funeral.
RCMP spokesperson Gord Molendyk says police received a report about the unfortunate incident on Saturday, Jan. 3 at the Esso in Enderby.
“The suspect stole the donation box that was to assist the family... with funeral expenses for three-year-old Ava Cairns,” Molendyk says.
A photo was obtained from the gas station’s surveillance system. Police are asking anyone who recognizes the individual, or has information about the theft, to contact them.
You can call the Vernon RCMP at 250-545-7171 or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
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— This story was corrected at 3:22 p.m., Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 to say the theft didn't occure on Jan. 3 but was reported on Jan. 3.
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