File #2020-3460

Date of Crime

- April 5, 2020

Address

5400 Block of Argyle Street

Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving the following crime:
On Sunday April 5th at approximately 11:25 pm, an unknown suspect broke into a business located in the 5400 block of Argyle St causing some damage to the site and stealing a generator.
The suspect entered the site through a fence and proceeded to steal a generator from the premises. The suspect placed the generator in a shopping cart and covered it over with cardboard. The suspect then began to walk away pushing the cart from the area when his actions were interrupted by an on-duty security guard who gave chase. The suspect abandoned the shopping cart with the generator in the 5100 block of Argyle St and fled down an alley to escape. Extensive patrols failed to locate the suspect.
The suspect is described as a chubby Caucasian man wearing a dark navy blue hoodie with the hood up and light coloured pants.

Anyone with information on this, or any other crime, is asked to contact the Port Alberni RCMP at 250-723-2424 or Alberni Valley Crime Stoppers at:
• by phone: 1-800-222-8477(TIPS)
• online: www.solvecrime.ca
• by SMS: Text: BCTIP and your message to CRIMES (274637)