#2017-274

Date of Crime

- January 13, 2017

Address

3000 Block of 6th Avenue

Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving the following crime:

Ford pickup truck owners beware as thieves continue to target Ford pickup trucks for their parts.

Sometime between 11:30 PM on Thursday January 12th and 7:30 AM Friday January 13th, unknown suspect or suspects stole a tailgate off a Ford F150 pickup truck in the 3000 block of 6th Ave.

A grey 2013 Ford F150 was parked on the street overnight when unknown person or persons removed the tailgate from the truck and stole it. The tailgate was equipped with a rear view camera. Ford advises that these tailgates are valued at $7000. The tailgate had a Van Isle Ford sticker in the lower left side corner.

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)