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Police seek cube van after Highway 18 robbery

The hunt is on for a red-and-white cube van after witnesses saw one leaving the scene of a robbery on Saturday morning.

The theft happened at a private property in the 3000 block of the Cowichan Valley Highway before 8 a.m. on Sept. 24.

“The culprit(s) went out of their way to cut and remove locks to two sets of gates, and then entered a residence as well as outbuildings,” explained North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP spokesman, Cpl. Kevin Day, in an email to media.

He said a quantity of copper pipe, tools, a set of binoculars and video equipment were taken from the property

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the detachment at 250-748-5522, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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