West Shore RCMP are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspected poppy box thief from the Thrifty Foods store in View Royal.

RCMP say the theft took place at 1495 Admirals Road around 8:50 p.m. on November 3rd.

The alleged suspect entered the store, walked up to the service desk and grabbed the poppy donation box before running out of the store.

Mounties are looking for a man between the ages of 30 and 40 years old with a medium build. He was wearing dark jeans, black runners with a white sole, and a grey zip-up hoodie with the Adidas logo across the back.

Anyone with information to locate or identify the suspect is asked to call the West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264 or report anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477.