Thieves steal keys, drive away with three vehicles from rental car lot in Nanaimo

Incident happened Monday at Enterprise Rent-A-Car on Shenton Road

Police in Nanaimo are looking for two of the three vehicles that were stolen from a vehicle rental outlet this week.

Nanaimo RCMP confirmed that the thefts were reported Monday after the Enterprise Rent-A-Car outlet on Shenton Road was broken into.

“Suspects stole keys and made off with three vehicles,” said Const. Gary O’Brien, Nanaimo RCMP spokesman, in an e-mail Wednesday. “One of the vehicles has been recovered and the file is currently being investigated.”

The vehicles taken were a red 2019 Ford Escape bearing licence plate No. JC158B, a black 2019 Buick Regal, licence plate No. JB569H and a Mitsubishi Eclipse, which has been recovered.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 To remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit a tip online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.

For past coverage of unsolved crimes in Nanaimo, click here.



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