B.C. thief swipes $20,000 in rings

May 6, 2019

The Nanaimo RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the male in this security footage.[1]
The Nanaimo RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the male in this security footage.

The Nanaimo RCMP is looking for a suspect in the robbery of four rings valued at $20,000 from a Mappins Jewellers store at the Woodgrove Centre in British Columbia.

The crime occurred on April 10 at approximately 5 p.m. Police say a man entered the store and asked to look at a number of rings. He handled them for several minutes before running out the door.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male in his late 20s with black hair a goatee. He was sporting a black zip-up sweater and baggy black pants.

The stolen rings include a 14-karat yellow gold band, a 14-karat white gold band, a 1.52-carat round diamond ring, and a one-carat round diamond ring.

Anyone with information that could help identify the suspect is asked to contact the Nanaimo RCMP (250-754-2345) or Crime Stoppers[2].

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: https://www.jewellerybusiness.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/SA_NanaimoTheft.jpg
  2. Crime Stoppers: http://www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com/

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