Date of Crime
On Saturday March 10th at approximately 2:50 am police and neighbours were alerted to the sound of an alarm coming from the Smoke Stack store on upper 3rd Ave.
Two suspects had been walking along 3rd Ave when they picked up a large rock and threw it at the front window to The Smoke Stack, causing the large window to break. No access was gained to the building and no one was located in the area.
Suspect #1 is described as a heavy set male wearing a black hoodie with light coloured “DVS” logo, distinctive broadly striped pants, a black baseball cap worn backwards, red shoes and carrying a black patterned cloth bag.
Suspect #2 is described as a shorter male wearing a light coloured hooded coat with dark shoulders, light coloured pants, dark shoes and carrying a blue backpack in front of him, across his chest.
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)