Nanaimo Mounties hunt for liquor store shoplifter

Nanaimo RCMP hope the public can help identify a woman suspected of at least three thefts from liquor stores.

Police said the woman stole three bottles of liquor from the Port Place Shopping Centre B.C. Liquor Store at 3:25 p.m. Oct. 6., one bottle of rum from the Terminal Park B.C. Liquor Store at 10:45 a.m. on Oct. 21, and two bottles of liquor from the Wellington Beer and Wine Store on Victoria Avenue Sunday at 3:15 p.m.

The woman is alleged to have stolen the liquor in all three cases by putting the bottles in her purse.

The suspect is Caucasian, about 5'5" in height with blonde hair worn pulled back from her face. She is not associated to any other people or a vehicle.

Anyone who can identify the woman, knows her whereabouts, or has information about the thefts is asked to contact Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or pass the information to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at

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