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Video surveillance captures suspect stealing kid’s bike from Nanaimo high school


Nanaimo RCMP are looking to identify a thief who stole a bicycle from a local high school in early June.

Just before 3:30 p.m. on June 2nd, the individual allegedly stole a bike chained outside Wellington High School on Mexicana Drive. 

The bike was owned by a grade nine student at the high school. 

Officers reviewed video surveillance and observed the suspect walk up to the bicycle, remove a set of bolt cutters from his backpack and cut the lock before riding off on the bike. 

The suspect is described as Caucasian man, between 25 and 30 years of age.

He stands 5’10” tall with a muscular build and short blonde hair. 

At the time of the incident he was wearing a black mask, sleeveless grey colored shirt, blue jeans and was carrying a backpack. 

The bike that was stolen is a black and red Supercycle mountain bike with serial number AH15E087496.

Anyone who has information regarding this incident or to the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the Nanaimo RCMP at (250) 754-2345.

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