Police ask for public help to identify culprit in theft

A theft from a residential backyard in Lake Cowichan in the first week of December has the Lake Cowichan RCMP asking for the public’s help in identifying suspects.

The theft is believed to have occurred on Dec. 6 between 9:30 and 10:30 p.m. in the area of South Shore Road and Coronation Street. A thief or thieves took food from a freezer as well as a yellow Dewalt contractor’s radio.

Anyone with information should call Lake Cowichan RCMP at 250-749-6668 and reference file number 2014-2266. Or people can anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).