Police are hoping the public can help locate a Nanaimo man with multiple warrants issued against him. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo man with multiple warrants sought by police

Suspect has tattoo that says ‘Shorty’

Police are hoping the public can help locate a Nanaimo man with multiple warrants issued against him.

Nanaimo RCMP are searching for Derek Michael Vautour, 30, who is wanted for two counts of possessing a forged credit card and breaching terms of his recognizance.

Police allege that on Aug. 9, Vautour was in possession of a credit card stolen from a parked vehicle. It’s believed he then made purchases with that credit card at a number of unidentified locations in south Nanaimo.

Vautour is described as a five-foot-tall caucasian man weighing 100 pounds. He has short brown hair, hazel eyes and a tattoo that says ‘Shorty’ on his right arm. Anyone who sees this individual is asked to call the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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