Police need your help identifying an alleged thief who stole jewelry valued between $8000-$10000

Police are seeking your help in identifying a suspect captured on video in a brazen jewelry store robbery.

Police were called to a jewelry business in the 600-block of Fort Street to investigate a break and enter in progress, on July 27th, 2015, around 9pm.

When officers arrived they discovered that the male suspect had fled after smashing a glass window and entering the business through a small hole. The man was able to flee with jewelry valued at between $8000-$10000.

During the investigation,  it was discovered the same male was at the building around 3pm that afternoon. He left shortly after and then returned, hiding in the building until the actual break-in occurred. The building doors were locked at 6pm. that evening.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian man, 35 to 45-years of age, standing approximately 5’10” tall with a very slim build and very grey shaggy hair. He wore a black baseball hat with white trim and a white design on the front, a long sleeve black shirt under a white t-shirt with a design on the front, black pants, and white sneakers with red on the instep. He was carrying a dark backpack with  white and grey on it.

Security video stills of this man:

If you recognize this suspect you are asked to call the non-emergency line at (250) 995-7654 or report it anonymously through CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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