Local police are asking for the public’s helping in identifying a suspect who police say stole liquor and an air nail gun on Dec. 11. (Courtesy Oceanside RCMP)

Local police are asking for the public’s helping in identifying a suspect who police say stole liquor and an air nail gun on Dec. 11. (Courtesy Oceanside RCMP)

Suspect in Parksville allegedly steals a nail gun and liquor

Oceanside RCMP sent out a press release about a theft that took place Monday, Dec. 11

The Oceanside RCMP are asking the public to identify a man suspected of stealing liquor and an air nail gun.

Police sent out a press release on Friday, Dec. 15 about a theft that took place Monday, Dec. 11.

At about 12:30 p.m., a man entered a Parksville department store and stole an air nail gun worth about $369, say RCMP in a press release.

“The same suspect was caught on camera at another location in the Oceanside area stealing liquor,” the press release reads.

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect is asked to call Const. Munro at 250-248-6111.