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Utility trailer stolen from Canadian Tire in Duncan

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP have released this surveillance photograph of what appears to be two individuals loading part of a stolen trailer into the suspects
North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP have released this surveillance photograph of what appears to be two individuals loading part of a stolen trailer into the suspects' vehicle on Feb. 22.
— image credit: courtesy RCMP

Duncan police are searching for two individuals who stole a utility trailer at the Canadian Tire store during daylight hours.

The two suspects stole an unassembled Snowbear utility trailer valued at approximately $800 last Wednesday.

"The suspects used an older black pick-up truck with a sunroof in the theft," Cpl. Kevin Day, spokesman at the North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP detachment, said in an email to media.

A surveillance photograph — taken at 4:45 p.m. on Feb. 22 according to the time stamp — shows what appears to be two individuals loading part of the trailer into the black pick-up truck near the store's loading bays.

Anyone who recognizes the truck in the photograph, or knows information about the theft, is asked to call police at 250-748-5522 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Theft of boat motor

Cowichan Mounties are also investigating the theft of a boat motor.

The white 9.9 Evinrude boat motor was taken from the yard of a home in the 1800 black of Deborah Drive sometime during the night of Feb. 26, or early morning hours of Feb. 27.

Police ask anyone with information about the theft is asked to call police at 250-748-5522 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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