Big-screen TV stolen after tenant accidentally leaves door unlocked for two hours

Break-and-enter occurred Jan. 2 in the 600 block of Hillcrest Avenue in Harewood

A woman left her house unlocked for only two hours and returned to find her wide-screen TV and many other electronics stolen.

According to a Nanaimo RCMP press release, a break-and-enter occurred Jan. 2 sometime between 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the 600 block of Hillcrest Avenue in Harewood. The tenant told police she had accidentally left the front door of the house unlocked.

A 55-inch TV was stolen, along with an Xbox 360 video game console, a Chromecast streaming media player, an LG sound bar and a GoPro camera.

Anyone with information is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, text 274637, keyword Nanaimo or submit a tip online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.

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