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Halloween snatch and grab in Kelowna

RCMP say this man stole a tray of lottery tickets from a Kelowna Esso on Halloween night.
Image Credit: Crime Stoppers
November 03, 2016 - 6:30 PM

KELOWNA – A cashier in Kelowna was the victim of a snatch and grab on Halloween night.

Shortly before 10 p.m., Monday, Oct. 31 a man entered the Esso in the 2300 block of Highway 97 North and asked for a pack of cigarettes, according to a Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers media release.

“When the clerk turned to get them, the man reached under the lottery ticket glass and grabbed a tray of $3 lottery tickets,” it says.

Roughly 55 tickets including Crossword, Bingo, Lucky Lines, Holiday Homes and Solitaire were stolen.

The suspect is between 30 and 35 years of age with a short beard and wearing beige pants. He also had on a grey hoodie with orange writing on the front.

You can help catch these suspects and qualify for a reward by calling the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), visit the website at crimestoppers.net or text to CRIMES (274637), keyword Ktown.


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