Photo courtesy of Nanaimo RCMP

A Nanaimo business owner recovered a possibly stolen bike from a man she believed was wrongfully in possession of it and RCMP are now looking to return it to its owner. 

The incident occurred in the afternoon of Thursday, October 10th, in a parking lot outside of the Departure Bay Road 7-Eleven. 

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The business owner (who has chosen to remain anonymous) spotted the man outside of the 7-Eleven with a newer model bike and had a suspicious feeling that it was not rightfully his. 

After a short conversation with the man, he agreed to willingly turn the bike over to Nanaimo RCMP. 

“The serial number was checked with negative results and it was registered at 529 Garage. There was a lot of dust on it so it may have been recently been taken from a shed or storage locker. Either way, we hope someone recognizes it and gives us a call,” said Cst. Gary O’Brien. 

Nanaimo RCMP are describing the bike as a black and light blue GT Karakoram, and are asking for public assistance to have it returned to its rightful owner.

If you have any information, contact Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345