File # 2017-6520

Date of Crime

- July 26, 2017


Harbour Quay

Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving the following crime:

Sometime between Saturday July 22nd and the morning of Wednesday July26th, someone stole a hand carved First Nations mask from a café at the Harbour Quay.

The small mask was hanging on the wall in the Sweet Pea Café when it was stolen. The mask made of yellow cedar and is called “Wild Woman”. The mask is oblong in shape as it depicts a woman’s face, is about 9 inches long, it is red, black and green in colour, and has long black hair extending well past the length of the face. It is signed on the back by the artist, Cecil Dawson. The value of the mask is $350.

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)