The first break-and-enter occurred at 2:50 a.m. at Walk-Rite shoes located at 1249 Fourth Ave. Police were notified by security that the front door was broken into and a hole large enough for a person could be seen. Members attended the location within ten minutes of the call coming in but did not locate anyone in the area. Security personnel stated they saw a person dressed in all black riding a bicycle in the area but did not know if that was the suspect involved. The suspect took $200 cash from the till and possibly some shoes.
The second break-and-enter occurred at 3:07 a.m. at Surplus Herby’s located at 1175 Second Avenue. Witnesses notified police that a person was smashing the front-side glass at the store. Frontline members arrived within three minutes of the receiving the call but did not locate the suspect. The suspect took several air rifles from this location and likely was on a bicycle. Surveillance at the location showed a male wearing:
- Black balaclava
- Camouflage green jacket
- Dark coloured pants
- Thick, light brown and yellow mittens
These files are both under investigation.
If you have any information about these criminal offences, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477 or online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only). You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers. If you provide information that leads to an arrest or recovery of stolen property, you could be eligible for a cash reward.