Kelowna RCMP would like to ask shoplifting suspect, 'Where's the beef?'

A surveillance image of the suspect in two prime rib roast thefts.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers

KELOWNA - Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers is seeking the public's help to identify the thief who stole prime rib roasts from grocery stores in Kelowna and West Kelowna.

On Aug. 7 at 5:15 p.m. the suspect stole two prime rib roasts from a grocery store in the 1800 block of Cooper Road in Kelowna, according to a media release. When he left the store a loss prevention officer approached the suspect, but he fled toward Highway 97 on foot and got away.

Crime Stoppers says the same man stole more prime rib roast from the store’s West Kelowna location on Aug. 19. Once again, he fled after being approached by a loss prevention officer.

The suspect is described a Caucasian man in his mid 30s, about  6’2” tall with a medium build and a goatee. He was seen wearing a white baseball cap, dark grey T-shirt and light grey shorts.

If you can identify the suspect you can qualify for a reward by calling Crime Stoppers’ anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), visit the website at www.crimestoppers.net or text to CRIMES (274637), keyword Ktown.


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