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Thief breaks into carport of Nanaimo home to steal motorcycle

Suzuki GSXR motorcycle was stolen from carport on Kerr Street near Bowen Park
Nanaimo RCMP hope tips from the public will point to the location of a motorcycle stolen from a home on Kerr Street. (Photo submitted)

A thief cut through a zap-strapped carport door to steal a motorcycle this past weekend.

The Nanaimo RCMP are asking for the public’s help to find a the red Suzuki GSXR street bike, which was taken sometime between 10 p.m. Sunday, March 5, and 4:30 a.m. Monday, March 6, from a carport of a home in the 100 block of Kerr Street.

According to an RCMP press release, the owner told police the motorcycle had no plates on it because it was off the road for the winter and was parked in the back of his carport behind two vehicles. The carport door was held closed by two zap straps that were found cut.

The motorcycle’s VIN is JS1GR7MA412100764.

Anyone who has information on the whereabouts of the motorcycle or knowledge of the theft is asked to call the Nanaimo RCMP non-emergency line at 250-754-2345 and cite file No. 2023-7514.

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