Nanaimo RCMP are searching for a suspect who stole a pair of runners from NUKO, a local organization that supports children with neurological differences, like autism, Down Syndrome or Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
Police asking for the public’s help to help identify a man who allegedly stole the shoes between 3 a.m. and 5 a.m. on May 15 from the business located at 60 Needham Street.
Police said they were given video surveillance footage that showed a man using a long stick to fish out the runners, trying to grab them.n After many attempts, the suspect was able to hook one pair of Nike high-tops and a single running shoe.
The man’s face could not be seen in the video, but he was wearing bright red running shoes.
If you have any information on who the suspect is, Nanaimo RCMP are asking you to please contact the non-emergency line at 250-754-2345.