Thief cycles away with cash register

Nanaimo RCMP are searching for a man who broke into The Cutting Room hair salon, stole a cash register and fled the scene on a bicycle.

Nanaimo RCMP are searching for a man who broke into The Cutting Room hair salon, stole a cash register and fled the scene on a bicycle.

Witnesses saw the man coming out of the salon, at 3042 Ross Rd., around 5:30 a.m. Monday  with the cash register and hop on a bike.

Police were in the area within minutes but could not locate the suspect. The front door of the business was kicked in and nothing else taken.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.