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Boat and trailer worth $80,000 stolen in Sicamous

A stolen 20 foot Mastercraft Wakeboard boat and trailer are pictured in this photo submitted by RCMP.
September 07, 2017 - 1:11 PM

SICAMOUS - The Sicamous RCMP are asking for the public's help to recover a stolen boat and trailer.

On Tuesday, Sept. 5 at approximately 4:40 p.m. a high-end boat and trailer was reported stolen after the owner had to leave them unattended due to a flat tire, according to an RCMP press release.

RCMP say the driver left the boat and trailer on the roadside near the Queest Forest Service Road on the Solsqua Sicamous Road after one of the tires on the trailer went flat.

The boat and trailer, worth approximately $80,000, were left unattended for about 20 minutes and when the driver returned, they were gone.

Police say the boat is a 20 foot Mastercraft Wakeboard, black in colour with a distinctive blue, purple and yellow design. Also, the bottom of the hull is green in colour and the tower had been lowered. A black tarp covered the boat. The trailer is described as a black, tandem axle Mastercraft trailer. It has an Alberta plate 5KD090. Near the bow of the boat the registration number, AB5671141, is displayed.

Anyone with information about this theft is asked to call the Sicamous RCMP at 250-836-2878 or via Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477. If the boat is spotted please immediately call your local RCMP detachment or police department.

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