Nanaimo RCMP are asking the public to keep an eye out for a boat which was stolen on Dec. 12 from the Mud Bay Community dock on Protection Island.
The vessel is a 1976, 17 foot Boston Whaler Montauk, with serial # 13K61442. Police said it also has a three blade stainless prop and a Mercury outboard engine.
There is a very noticeable iron cross tie down, mounted on the vessel’s deck. Police said when the vessel was stolen, it was not insured and there was no fuel in it.
If you have information on where the boat is or who stole it, please call the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com or call 1-800-222-8477.