File #2016-10317

Date of Crime

- November 4, 2016


3200 Block of 3rd Avenue

Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving the following crime:
Sometime between 1PM Thursday November 3rd and 12 noon on Friday November 4th, an apartment building in the 3200 block of 3rd Ave was broken into and several renovation materials were stolen.
Unknown suspect or suspects broke into the building through a ground floor window. The suspect or suspects then proceeded to steal 8 boxes of Avenue Luxury vinyl plank flooring, grey in colour, a pail of flooring glue, leveling compound and floor primer. Also taken was a 5 gallon pail of Sherman Williams paint and a large tote containing painting tools. The value of the stolen property is approximately $1100.
A suspect was observed trying to break into the same unit the day before the theft. The suspect is described as a white male, late 40’s or early 50’s, 5’8”, thin build, long greying brown hair, missing teeth and a sunken face. He was wearing a blue hoodie and jeans.

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:
• by SMS: Text: BCTIP and your message to CRIMES (274637)