File #2017-3800

Date of Crime

- May 12, 2017


5200 block of Argyle Street

Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving the following crime:

On Friday May 12th at 2:55 AM, an unknown suspect broke into a business in the 5200 block of Argyle St.

The unknown suspect gained entry by smashing the front door of the business, which set off the alarm. Once inside, the suspect destroyed a glass display case then rummaged through it stealing several collector hockey cards. The hockey cards included boxed cards, packs and single cards. Between the stolen cards, the many cards damaged during the commission of the break in and the damage to the property, the monetary loss is in excess of $6000.

As police were attending, a male was observed running away across 3rd Ave. The suspect is described as a male, slender build, standing approximately 6 ft tall, dressed in camouflage pants, a dark hoodie pulled over his head.

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)