UPDATE: Williams Lake RCMP hope to identify break and enter suspect

The Williams Lake RCMP have released a photograph in hopes of identifying the subject of a break and enter theft from a local business.

  • Dec. 12, 2016 4:00 p.m.

UPDATE:

Williams Lake RCMP are hoping members of the public can help identify a break and enter suspect from the weekend.

RCMP Staff Sgt. Del Byron said police received a call from an alarm company at 9:19 p.m. on Dec. 11 to report a break and enter in progress at the BC Liquor Store in Williams Lake.

Byron said the suspect gained access and stole a quantity of liquor from the store.

At 4:50 p.m. on Dec. 12, some seven hours later, a suspect also broke into Lush Beauty Boutique on Oliver Street and stole a small amount of money out of the business’s cash register.

Store owner Lee Ann Parnell said a local glass company was able to come by 8 a.m. and put plywood over the large opening to stop the whole store from freezing in the frigid -25 C overnight temperatures.

“Thank goodness we were able to block it off,” said Parnell.

Parnell said the crime has left her and her staff feeling angry and that their privacy was invaded.

“It’s maddening and frustrating. I just don’t understand why someone would do this,” she said, noting the business is back up and operating as normal.

If anyone has any information they are asked to contact the Williams Lake RCMP or CrimeStoppers.

ORIGINAL STORY:

The Williams Lake RCMP have released a photograph in hopes the public can help identify the subject of a break and enter theft from a local business.

Anyone with information as to the identity of the person in the photograph is encouraged to contact the Williams Lake RCMP at 250-392-6211 or anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Crime stoppers also subscribe to web tip at www.bccrimestoppers.com.

 

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