Unsolved crimes: Kelowna
Aug 30, 2013 / 5:00 am
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), visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net or text to CRIMES (274637), keyword Ktown.
CRIME: ATTEMPTED ROBBERY
DATE: July 8, 2013
RCMP FILE: 2013-36034
Kelowna RCMP were contacted by the victim of an attempted robbery that occurred just after 9:00 PM on July 7th. A young lady was walking home from the McDonalds located on Hollywood Road when she was approached by a male who yanked her cell phone from her hand and attempted to flee. Two good Samaritans tackled the suspect and retrieved the phone, however the would-be thief managed to get away. The young male, who was described as a tanned 17-20 years old Caucasian with short spiked hair, blue eyes and wearing a black t-shirt, white shorts and white skateboard shoes, had been watching the victim while she was in McDonalds. Please notify police or Crime Stoppers if you recognize him.
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.
CRIME: CREDIT CARD FRAUD
DATE: July 27, 2013
RCMP FILE: 2013-40809
On July 27th RCMP received a report of a number of fraudulent credit card charges on a MasterCard. The card had been used at Bed, Bath and Beyond, London Drugs, Best Buy and Future Shop as well as two $500 ATM cash advances. Almost $10,000.00 in fraudulent charges had been racked up. RCMP obtained footage of the individual using the card and are asking for your assistance in identifying this female suspect.
You can help catch these suspects and qualify for a reward by calling Crime Stoppers’ anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net or text to CRIMES (274637), keyword Ktown.
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