Police issue warning to Raven Lake campers

RCMP are warning Raven Lake campers to lock up their valuables following thefts at the popular fishing lake.

Alexis Creek RCMP are warning Raven Lake campers to lock up their valuables following a rash of summertime thefts at the popular Chilcotin fishing lake.

Police say unknown persons attended the Raven Lake campsite and stole a generator, chainsaw and three jerry cans of fuel from the back of a camper’s pickup truck.  Another camper later reported his chainsaw was also stolen from his truck.

The incident was one of many thefts that occurred over the summer months at the Raven Lake campsite, say police.

“The RCMP would like the campers to be aware of this issue and to ensure all valuables are locked and/or stored safety if camping at the Raven Lake campground,” report the RCMP.

If anyone has knowledge that might assist with the ongoing theft investigation, or know who is committing these offences, please call the Alexis Creek RCMP at (250) 394-4211 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222 8477.

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