September 09, 2013 - 2:09 PM
VERNON - A stolen dirt bike may have been identified and brought to the attention of police thanks to Facebook.
RCMP received a report of the theft of a $4200 2007 Yamaha dirt bike Aug. 6. It was taken from a locked shed in teh Springfield Road area of Coldstream.
The owner of the bike believed the bike was shown on a Facebook page of a Vernon area person and told police, who went to the person's home to speak with them.
"The bike was located," RCMP spokesperson Gord Molendyk said in a press release. "It had been painted to attempt to hid the identity of it."
The investigation continues to determine if charges will be laid.
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