It is believed that suspects scaled a barbed-wire fence to steal a chainsaw and other tools last month, say RCMP. (File photo)

Thieves make it over barbed-wire fence, steal chainsaw

Two work trucks were broken into on East Wellington Road in Nanaimo on Aug. 30

Suspects scaled a barbed-wire fence to steal a chainsaw and other tools last month.

According to a Crime Stoppers unsolved crimes report provided by Nanaimo RCMP this past week, two trucks belonging to Vancouver Island Powerline were broken into on East Wellington Road on Aug. 30.

A Husqvarna chainsaw was stolen along with bolt cutters chain jacks and various other tools.

Anyone with information, is asked to 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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