Crook makes off with cigarettes from Quality Foods in Nanoose Bay

Suspect broke into grocery store early Saturday morning

Oceanside RCMP are investigating after the Quality Foods in Nanoose Bay was broken into early Saturday morning.

Police received a report of a break-and-enter at approximately 5 a.m. on Dec. 15, said Sgt. Stephen Rose.

“The front doors had been forced open and upon entering, what’s believed to be a male suspect, stole a quantity of cigarettes,” Rose said.

The suspect is described as Caucasian, approximately six feet tall, with a slim build, brown hair and a brown goatee. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Oceanside RCMP at 250-248-6111 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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