Nanaimo Mounties are looking for culprits who swiped a new sink faucet and microwave oven and tried, unsuccessfully, to make off with a washer, dryer and refrigerator. (News Bulletin file photo)

Thieves make off with sink faucet

Nanaimo thieves swipe sink faucet and microwave but leave big appliances behind

Thieves snatched a new sink faucet and microwave, but couldn’t handle the major appliances.

The break-in happened at a new condominium development in Nanaimo’s Hammond Bay area on Currie Place on Thursday, Oct. 26.

According to Nanaimo RCMP, one or possibly more suspects entered through an unlocked sliding glass door and made off with a new sink faucet and microwave.

Thieves also tried unsuccessfully to steal a washer and dryer set and fridge, which were found pulled out from their installation positions.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or, to submit police a tip anonymously, 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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