Suspect makes off with $150 worth of meat

Incident occurred Tuesday at about 3 p.m. at Real Canadian Superstore

A man allegedly stole $150 in meat products from a north-end store earlier this week.

According to a Nanaimo RCMP press release, a man fled from a loss prevention officer at Real Canadian Superstore on Tuesday. Const. Gary O’Brien, Nanaimo RCMP spokesman, said the incident happened just before 3 p.m.

The suspect is described as a “rough-looking” white man in his 40s, about 5-foot-8 with a slim build. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a black baseball cap, dark-coloured jacket and was carrying a laptop bag.

Anyone with information is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, text 274637, keyword Nanaimo or submit a tip online at

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