Thieves cut hole in fence to steal from Nanaimo business

Generator taken from National Energy Equipment on School House Road

Thieves cut through a fence in a break-and-enter last month in South Wellington.

According to an RCMP press release issued this week, thieves stole a generator sometime over the weekend of Jan. 20-22 from National Energy Equipment on School House Road just south of Nanaimo.

“Thieves gained access by cutting a hole in the surrounding fence, then once inside, set their sights on removing a Yardworks generator by dragging it through the opening in the fence to awaiting vehicle,” noted the release.

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 www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.

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