Thieves steal batteries worth $14,000 from rail company

Southern Railway, located on Tenth Street, had a break-in sometime overnight on Wednesday, Nov. 8

A rail company was victimized by the theft of 30 expensive batteries.

Southern Railway, located on Tenth Street, had a break-in sometime overnight on Wednesday, Nov. 8, according to an unsolved crimes report provided by Nanaimo RCMP.

“Thieves broke the locks off two signal cabins and made off with 30 Nikon batteries valued at approximately $14,000,” the report noted.

Anyone with information about unsolved crimes 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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