Thieves damage Nanaimo minor hockey office

NANAIMO – Nanaimo Minor Hockey office suffers extensive damage from break in.

It will cost about $2,000 to repair damage to drywall and a steel door caused by a break in at the Nanaimo Minor Hockey office at Nanaimo Ice Centre on the weekend.

The burglary occurred sometime between 2 and 3 a.m. Saturday when two suspects damaged drywall and used a grinder to cut through a steel door to get into the office and steal an undisclosed amount of cash.

One suspect is described as having a stocky build and was wearing a dark-colour hoodie and grey sweatpants.

The second suspect has a thinner build and wore a dark-colour hoodie, black jacket, jeans and was carrying a backpack.

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