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Two signed Canucks jerseys allegedly stolen from BC Hockey Hall of Fame

Okanagan South Similkameen Crime Stoppers seeking public assistance in identifying a man who allegedly stole two autographed Vancouver Canucks jerseys from the B.C. Hockey Hall of Fame in Penticton. South Okanagan Similkameen Crime Stoppers

Two autographed Vancouver Canucks jerseys were allegedly stolen earlier this month from the BC Hockey Hall of Fame in Penticton.

According to South Okanagan Similkameen Crime Stoppers, a man entered the hall at the South Okanagan Events Centre around 12:30 p.m. on Aug. 14.

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He’s then alleged to have broken into two cabinets and stolen the autographed jerseys of Daniel and Henrik Sedin, according to the crime-prevention group’s Facebook page.

He then left the scene in a 1995-2001 green Ford Explorer.

According to BC Hockey Hall of Fame executive director Blain Ford, the jerseys, hanging in separate displays, were donated by the Canucks when the two brothers were inducted into the hall in July 2019.

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A security camera view of the suspect’s Ford Explorer. South Okanagan Similkameen Crime Stoppers

Anyone with information is asked to help identify this “misguided Canuck fan,” the social media post said, by calling South Okanagan Similkameen Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Daniel Sedin’s jersey inside the BC Hockey Hall of Fame before it was allegedly stolen earlier this month. BC Hockey Hall of Fame
A signed Daniel Sedin jersey inside the BC Hockey Hall of Fame before it was allegedly stolen earlier this month. BC Hockey Hall of Fame

In NHL playoff action, the Vancouver team takes on the Las Vegas Golden Knights in Game 2 of their second-round series.

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Las Vegas won the opener on Sunday, blanking Vancouver 5-0.

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