Nanaimo police looking for alleged laptop thief

NANAIMO – RCMP are looking for a man suspected of stealing a MacBook computer from north Nanaimo shopping centre.

Police are looking for a man

Police are looking for a man

Nanaimo police are looking for a man suspected of stealing a gold Apple MacBook computer.

The device, valued at about $1,600, was taken from London Drugs in Nanaimo North Town Centre Friday at about 3:20 p.m. when its security cable was cut. A man, whose image was caught on a security camera, was seen walking out of the store with it.

The suspect is described as white, 50-60 years old, with a thin build, bald and wearing glasses and a long black coat.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to please contact the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, text 274637 with keyword Nanaimo, or online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.