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Thief makes off with $4,000 in lotto tickets and cigarettes in Kamloops break-in

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July 11, 2016 - 2:47 PM

KAMLOOPS - Police are asking for help to find a thief who made off with approximately $4,000 in lottery tickets and cigarettes from a Kamloops store early this morning.

RCMP say at about 2:30 a.m., July 11, officers responded to an alarm at The Twin Rivers Market located on 1420 Hugh Allan Dr.

The suspect used a rock to break open the glass in the front door and by the time police arrived had already fled the area, according to a RCMP media release.

A man was captured on security footage breaking the door and then the cabinets behind the counter to access the cigarettes and lotto tickets.

The suspect got away in a dark coloured vehicle. He was was wearing a black balaclava, a thick yellow hooded work jacket, white gloves and was carrying a duffel bag.

If you can identify the suspect or have any information about the theft contact the Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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