A suspect climbed up a ladder as part of a business break-in at Soccer City last week. (News Bulletin photo)

Thief climbs ladder, smashes window in business break-in in north Nanaimo

Incident happened at Soccer City last week

A suspect climbed up a ladder to break into a business in Nanaimo’s north end last week.

According to a Nanaimo RCMP press release, police were alerted to the crime April 30 at about 5:30 a.m. at Soccer City in the 6700 block of the old Island Highway.

“A ladder was found propped up next the business and a window had been smashed open,” the release noted.

Police said a cash register taken from the business was located in pieces nearby and an undisclosed amount of cash was taken.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Nanaimo RCMP’s non-emergency line at 250-754-2345 and refer to Nanaimo file No. 2020-15807.

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