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Suspected Kelowna poppy box thief caught on surveillance video

Crime Stoppers is looking for information about the man seen stealing the poppy donation box in this image from surveillance video at a Kelowna gas station.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers
November 09, 2017 - 2:26 PM

KELOWNA - The hunt is on for the suspect in the theft of a poppy donation box in Kelowna.

The poppy box disappeared from a gas station in the 700 block of Harvey Avenue on Sunday, Nov. 5, according to a Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers media release.

Crime Stoppers says a review of the gas station's video surveillance shows a man taking the box. 

The suspect is described as a Caucasian man approximately 5'8" tall and 170 lbs.

He was wearing a light grey hoodie with a puffy, navy blue winter jacket, a full black backpack, black pants and brown-grey high top shoes.

If you know anything about this crime, or any other crime, call the Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers’ anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS or visit the website at Your information will be kept confidential and could lead to a reward of up to $2,000.00.

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