Police in Nanaimo hope the public can help them recover specialty tools and equipment stolen from a B.C. forestry truck. (Photos submitted)

Tools and equipment stolen from B.C. ministry of forests truck in Nanaimo

RCMP turn to public to help retrieve thousands of dollarsworth of specialty tools and supplies

Nanaimo RCMP hope the public can help them recover expensive specialty tools and equipment stolen from a B.C. forestry vehicle.

According to police, the theft happened sometime between June 8 and June 10, when a B.C. ministry of forests panel van was parked at the government offices at 2100 Labieux Rd.

The stolen items are valued at several thousand dollars and include a Sinnader AC voltmeter/audio unit in a grey nylon case; an IFR FM/AM 1200s radio communications test set with serial number 9947; Kenwood NX-700 mobile VHF radio; Zantrax HPD 30-10 regulated DC power supply; Rubbermaid cargo box that contained cables, wires, hand tools, duct tape and small hardware; and a first aid kit in a blue nylon bag.

So far, police have been unable to identify any suspects and no witnesses have come forward. Anyone with information about the theft or the location of the stolen items is asked to call the Nanaimo RCMP non-emergency line at 250-754-2345.

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