Police searching for joyride thief

A bus was stolen from National Car Rental in Terrace and ditched in Jakepine Flats

  • Sep. 18, 2014 12:00 p.m.

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Police are looking for information involving the theft of a bus Friday night.

A blue GMC short bus was stolen from the National Car Rental Lot on Lakelse Ave. at 2 a.m. Sept. 12, according to an RCMP release dated yesterday.

The bus taken for a joyride and ditched on Old Lakelse Lake Rd. in Jackpine Flats at 2 a.m. Approximately six people were seen drinking around the bus and then walking towards Sockeye Creek from the bus, reads the release.

The make of the bus was a blue 2005 GMC short bus with BC license plate number HA1374.

Grainy video of the person who initially stole the bus were obtained using security camera footage. The footage can be viewed here.

If you recognize this person call the Terrace RCMP at (250)638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at www.terracecrimestoppers.ca or by texting TERRACE plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES). If your information leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.

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