Unsolved crimes: Kelowna

You could have the missing piece of the puzzle that will help the RCMP put someone behind bars.  Here are some recent crimes that Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers hope you can help solve by calling our anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net



DATE:             August 30, 2019

RCMP FILE:   2019-54381

Several break-in alarms were activated when a beauty supply store located on the 1500 block of Harvey Avenue was entered by thieves at 5:30 a.m. on August 30, 2019.  Police arrived to find broken glass at the front entrance door, multiple items missing and goods strewn about the store.  Surveillance photos are not currently available, but there were two thieves, both wearing masks.  Approximately $16,000 worth of hair extensions, styling tools and clippers were taken.  Some of the brands are GHD (dryers, stylers), Wahl (clippers, trimmers, vibrator), Extend-It (extensions), Chi (hair dryers, flat irons, crimpers, curlers). 

If you know anything about this crime, or any other crime, call the Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers’ anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS or visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net.    Your information will be kept confidential and could lead to a reward of up to $2000.00.



DATE:             September 6, 2019

RCMP FILE:   2019-56198

A loss prevention officer at a Mission grocery store attempted to stop a man who had been seen stealing goods from the store on September 6th at about 2:00 p.m.  The alleged thief, a Caucasian male approximately 6’0 tall wearing a red ball cap, red t-shirt and blue and white pants threatened to beat the loss prevention officer up if he didn’t back off.  If you can identify this suspect, please let us know. 

You can help catch these suspects and qualify for a reward by calling Crime Stoppers’ anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net.

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