Nanaimo RCMP seek owner of surveying equipment

Police are seeking the lawful owner of an orange Pelican case and a surveyor tool recovered in late February.

Nanaimo RCMP seek the owner or owners of items recovered during the course of a vehicle break-in call Feb. 22.

Nanaimo RCMP seek the owner or owners of items recovered during the course of a vehicle break-in call Feb. 22.

Police are seeking the lawful owner of an orange Pelican case and a surveyor tool recovered in late February.

According to Nanaimo RCMP, police attended to a report of a theft from a vehicle at the 200 block of Taylor Place in the early morning hours of Feb. 22.

The male suspect managed to flee before officers arrived, but not before leaving behind a backpack with the stolen items, said Const. Gary O’Brien, Nanaimo RCMP spokesman. The items in the pack were not from the vehicle, he said.

Inside the pack, an orange Pelican case and surveyor tool were found and police have been unable to find the owner.

If you have any information on this incident, please call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-734-2345.