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Video captures suspect stealing from Kelowna candy store

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A suspect managed to steal a cash drawer from a candy store in Kelowna while staff were temporarily in the backroom. The man reportedly got away with a small, undisclosed amount of money – Apr 10, 2019

An opportunistic suspect soured the day for staff at a candy store in Kelowna on Tuesday.

According to a spokesperson for the store — So Sweet, located in the Dilworth Shopping Centre — a man entered the premises around 5:35 p.m., and managed to steal the cash drawer from the register.

Another view of the suspect at the So Sweet candy store in Kelowna. Submitted

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He reportedly did so while staff were temporarily in the backroom and got away with a small, undisclosed amount of cash.

Security video captured the man leaving the store with the cash drawer. He can be seen, at one point, with what appear to be $20 bills in his hand

The spokesperson said police are reportedly investigating.

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