Police in Nanaimo looking for culprits who jacked up a truck to steal its rear wheels. (News Bulletin file photo)

Suspect jacks up pickup truck to steal wheels

Incident happened last month on 4300 block of Boban Drive

The owner of a truck and the Nanaimo RCMP are looking for the truck’s rear wheels and whoever took them.

According to a police press release, the rear wheels were stolen from a truck sometime overnight March 15. The tires were still on the truck, parked on the 4300 block of Boban Drive, at about 6 p.m. the night before, but were gone in the morning and police surmise the culprits would have needed to jack the vehicle up to remove the wheels, valued at about $1,000.

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

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