(Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers)

Saanich Police and Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers are on the lookout for a man accused of stealing several bottles of alcohol.

In total, the stolen bottles amount to a value exceeding $410.

The individual, captured on surveillance cameras, is believed to have taken five bottles from the shelves within a store located in the 1000-block of McKenzie Avenue.

Police reveal that, in an attempt to conceal the theft, the suspect initially purchased two cans of beer.

It was only after he left the store that staff noticed he may have concealed the five bottles beneath his jacket.

Anyone who can identify the individual in the surveillance footage is urged to contact Saanich Police at (250) 475-4321.

For those wishing to report anonymously, Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers can be reached at 1-800-222-8477 or through online tip submissions.

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