Pincher Creek RCMP seek identity of theft suspect

Surveillance photo of a man Pincher Creek RCMP are looking to identify. Pincher Creek RCMP

Pincher Creek RCMP have released a surveillance photo of a man they believe is connected to a residential break-in near the Castle Mountain Resort, as well as the theft of a Ford F-350 truck and a Kubota side-by-side earlier this month.

Mounties said a man was spotted driving the stolen side-by-side vehicle east on Highway 774, away from Castle Mountain, on Sunday. They later learned a home in the area had been broken into with items inside stolen.

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After searching the area, police located the truck, which was reported stolen out of Raymond, Alta.

RCMP believe the vehicle was abandoned by the same man driving the side-by-side, which was later found in Beaver Mines, Alta.

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The suspect was photographed on surveillance video at the Beaver Mines General Store on Sunday, at which time he was seen driving the stolen truck.

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Anyone with information concerning the man’s identity and whereabouts is asked to contact Pincher Creek RCMP at 403-627-6010 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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