Fort St John RCMP investigate break in at local CO-OP

Fort St John, Can You Identify

2022-07-13 09:41 PDT

File # 2022-5465 & 5471

On July 9, 2022 at 2:04am, the Fort St John RCMP received a report of a Break and Enter in progress by two suspects at the Fort St John CO-OP cardlock located at 7315 100th Avenue.

Frontline police officers attended but suspects were gone upon arrival.

Thieves broke a window to make entry and made off with cigarettes and two safes of which one safe and parts of the second have been recovered by police.  A hydraulic device was used to remove one safe.

A description of one of the suspect vehicles led police to locate an abandoned 1977 flatbed GMC 3500 pickup truck that had been stolen earlier in the night, at approximately 1:35am, from Prostreet Automotive, 6923 87A Avenue.

Fort St John RCMP have identified two suspects who are described as:

Suspect #1

Suspect 1 wearing a ball cap and face mask, looking at the surveillance camera Suspect 1 with hood over his cap, pulling facemask down a bit with possible mustache

View larger photo - Suspect 1                                  View larger photo - Suspect 1

Suspect #2

Suspect 2 wearing a jacket, cap and face covering holding a hydrolic deivice

View larger photo - Suspect 2

The Fort St John RCMP continue to investigate and ask that anyone who can identify the suspects or has additional information about either of these incidents, including possible overnight dash cam video of either area, to please contact the Fort St John RCMP at 250-787-8100.  Should you wish to remain anonymous, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at www.northernbccrimestoppers.ca.

Released by:

Cst. Chad Neustaeter
Media Relations Officer
Fort St John RCMP
10648 100th St, Fort St John, BC, V1J 3Z6
Office: 250-787-8100
Fax: 250-787-8133

Email: chad.neustaeter@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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