The North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP are seeking the public’s help in identify a suspect wearing a Bugs Bunny hoodie while breaking into a bank earlier this month.
The break-in occurred at the TD Canada Trust financial institution located at 1-351 Trans Canada Highway in Duncan on Labour Day.
The incident occurred on the morning of September 4th, when a concerned citizen notified police around 11:30 a.m. The break-in had taken place earlier that day, approximately at 9:30 a.m.
The unidentified suspect, who was seen wearing a mask and a hooded sweater featuring the likeness of Bugs Bunny, allegedly gained entry into the bank premises and made off with several pieces of banking equipment.
Fortunately, at the time of the incident, there were no individuals present inside the bank, which helped avert any potential confrontations or harm.
RCMP are now appealing to the community for their assistance in identifying and locating the suspect responsible.
Mischief to school buses
In another incident in Duncan, police were called by staff at Queen Margarets School at around 8 a.m. on Thursday, August 24th, after it was discovered five school busses on the school property were extensively damaged.
A suspect can be seen on a security camera walking onto school property in the middle of the night and then walk towards the parking lot where the buses are parked and proceeded to damage them.
The suspect is described as a male between 16-30 years old, slim build with long hair, wearing a baseball cap, shorts and a t-shirt, carrying a backpack.
Anyone with information on either incident is asked to call North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP at 250-748-5522.