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Kelowna RCMP looking for tips after expensive snow gear stolen

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April 18, 2017 - 1:50 PM

KELOWNA - Over $3,300 of property was taken from a truck in downtown Kelowna and police are looking to the public for help solving the theft.

The theft happened on the weekend between 10 p.m. Saturday, April 15 and 8:30 a.m. Sunday, April 16 in the parking lot of a hotel on the 1100 block of Harvey Avenue, according to an RCMP media release.

A window in the white Ford F350 pickup may have been left open, police say.

Three items were taken from the truck: a red and black Backcountry Access Float 32 Avalanche Airbag, a white Helly Hanson ski coat and a large black Matt and Nat bag. Together the items are valued over $3,300.

“RCMP hope to locate and return the stolen items to the owners,” Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey says in the release. “Don’t be an easy target. Lock your vehicle, remove valuables or keep them out of sight and always report suspicious activity to police.”

Anyone with tips can contact Const. Paul Legault at 250-762-3300. To remain anonymous, tips can also be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net.


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