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Thieves Cash Winning Lotto Tickets in Quesnel and Williams Lake

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Prince George RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a duo believed to be responsible for the theft of lottery tickets stolen from a vehicle last week.

RCMP say on the morning of April 5th they received a report of a theft from a motor vehicle on St. Frances Crescent in Prince George.

Officers attended the residence and learned that sometime between 9:00 PM on April 4th and 6:00 AM on April 5th, someone had entered an unlocked vehicle parked outside a residence on St. Frances Crescent in the College Heights area of Prince George.

An unknown person or persons stole more than $6500 in winning lottery tickets.

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Through investigation, officers learned that the tickets were cashed in various locations in Prince George, Quesnel, Williams Lake and Chilliwack.

Video surveillance images have been obtained and investigators are now releasing the images to the public in the hopes of identifying the two suspects and the distinctive vehicle they were believed to have been driving.

The male suspect is described as:

  • Caucasian;
  • Approximately 30 to 40 years old;
  • Approximately 170 cm (5’7)
  • Short brown hair;
  • Wearing a grey Under Armour hoody with bright orange on the inside of the hood, dark pants and a brown ball cap.

Surveillance image of the male suspect

The female suspect is described as:
  • Possibly Caucasian;
  • Approximately 20 to 30 years old;
  • Approximately 165 cm (5’5)
  • Long brown hair;
  • Wearing a dark hoody and grey pants.

Surveillance image of the female suspect

The vehicle they were driving is described as:
  • Chevrolet or GMC pick-up;
  • Tan or grey expended cab;
  • Illegible BC licence plate
  • With a homemade white tarped canopy with the West Fraser Timber Company logo on the side.

Although the canopy looks similar to those used by tree planters, it is believed to be home made.

Surveillance image of the rear of the suspects’ vehicle

The image on the side of the canopy is of the West Fraser Timber Company logo. This logo appears on the plastic wood coverings on many of their products. This vehicle is not believed to be associated to the company.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477

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