Update: VicPD reported that the suspect in the theft of paramedic equipment from the 500-block of Ellice St has been identified.

VicPD are looking to identify a suspect involved in the theft of paramedic’s equipment from early August.

On the morning of Friday, August 6th, BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) paramedics reported that their medical equipment was stolen while they were providing medical assistance to a patient in the 500-block of Ellice Street.

Later, a case was recovered with some of the medical equipment missing.

The suspect is described as a man between 25 and 25 years old, 6’0” tall, weighing approximately 220 pounds.

He has short dark brown hair and a brown goatee. At the time of the incident, he was wearing dark work boots, dirty tan work pants, a greyish blue t-shirt with a red logo on the front, and a distinctive black and red work harness and toolkit.

VicPD are asking anyone with information to call them at (250) 995-7654.

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