Date of Crime
On Wednesday May 24th at 3:30 AM, an unknown person broke into the Town Pantry store in the 4700 block of Johnston Rd., sounding the alarm.
The unknown suspect had approached the front of the store then smashed the glass door to gain entry into the building. Once inside, the suspect made his way to the locked cigarette storage area where he pried open the cabinet and stole an undisclosed amount of cigarettes before fleeing the same way he entered the store.
The estimate for the damages to the store along with stolen cigarettes is $3,450.00.
The suspect is described as a male wearing a dark toque, light brown coat, dark gloves, dark pants and dark footwear.
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)