A man trying to steal tools from a Canadian Tire for the second time left empty-handed after he was stopped by store staff.

In a press release, the West Shore RCMP say they are investigating a report of a theft that took place on Feb 16th, at the Canadian Tire in Langford.

The suspect was caught on camera stealing a skill saw from the store. The same suspect returned to the store two days later and attempted to steal more tools, however, he was stopped by store staff.

Police are now looking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect. He is described as:

  • Caucasian male with a dark coloured beard;
  • Wearing a black jacket with a black baseball cap and grey pants.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264. You can also report anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477.