Watch out for man stealing from unlocked cars in Lake Country

Image Credit: ADOBE STOCK

LAKE COUNTRY - RCMP are warning residents of a man stealing from unlocked vehicles in a number of Lake Country parking lots.

On the morning of Saturday, April 15, a suspected male in his twenties stole cash, bank cards and wallets from cars parked at the Winfield Arena, Swalwell Park, Aspen Grove Golf Course and Beasley Park, according to a press release.

The suspect is suspected to be Middle Eastern or South Asian with dark facial hair. During the time of the thefts, he was reported to be wearing an oversize white hoodie with unknown black designs. Police say he may have been driving in a silver van.

If you know anything about these crimes you are asked to call Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers’ tip line at 1-800-222-TIPS or visit www.crimestoppers.net. Any information could lead to a $2,000 reward.

A number of vehicle thefts have been reported in the Lake Country area, police suspect a South Asian or Middle Eastern looking man in his twenties.
A number of vehicle thefts have been reported in the Lake Country area, police suspect a South Asian or Middle Eastern looking man in his twenties.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/RCMP

To contact a reporter for this story, email Jenna Hickman or call 250-808-0143 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 


letters-to-the-editor
CANNINGS: Where is the federal government in Alberta/B.C. pipeline debate?
  OPINION Pipeline politics have been in the news a lot over the past couple of weeks, as British Columbia and Alberta square off over Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain expansion project. Both provincial govern

Top News