Stockings hung inside a house on Stonewater Drive where there was a break-and-enter on Christmas morning. NEWS BULLETIN file photo

UPDATE: Suspect in Christmas Day break-and-enter turns himself in

Twenty-year-old Nanaimo man wanted in connection with Dec. 25 break-in and theft

UPDATE: Justin Feusse, wanted for break-and-enter, has turned himself in at the Nanaimo detachment, according to a social media post from the RCMP.

“[He] was feeling the heat so much, he just turned himself in at our detachment. Thanks to everyone who got the word out so quick,” the post noted.

POSTED THURSDAY MORNING: Police are looking for a 20-year-old Nanaimo man suspected of breaking into a home early Christmas morning.

According to Nanaimo RCMP, an arrest warrant has been issued to Justin Redmond Feusse for the break-in on Stonewater Drive, in which gifts and stockings were stolen while a family slept.

Feusse, of no fixed address, is wanted on two counts of break, enter and theft. The first count stems from a January 2017 break-and-enter to a home located on White Road in Cedar.

Feusse is white , 6-foot-1, 135 pounds and has blonde hair and blue eyes.

“The investigation into this incident is continuing. Investigators are also looking at other unsolved break-and-enters throughout Nanaimo to see if there is any connection to this individual,” said Const. Gary O’Brien, Nanaimo RCMP spokesman, in a press release.

Anyone with information about Feusse’s whereabouts is asked to call the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit a tip online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.

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