Submitted by McBride RCMP

The McBride RCMP would like to advise local residents of numerous recent thefts of opportunity which have occurred in the McBride area.

According to a release by Cst. Brady Knezacek of the Robson Valley RCMP McBride Detachment, numerous small unsecured items such as generators, compressors, pumps and hand tools have been taken from various locations. The thefts have occurred at unattended residences and locations where items of value were left in the open. Police surmise these items are observed by individuals and in some instances taken at a later date.

The McBride RCMP is asking the public to secure all valuable items that may be in the open or visible to the public.

Residents are also encouraged to contact the McBride RCMP with any information regarding the recent thefts at 250-569-2255 or call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477.