$20K worth of rings stolen from Woodgrove Centre jeweler

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
May 3, 2019 - 9:24am

Nanaimo RCMP allege this man stole nearly $20K worth of rings on April 10 from Mappins Jewellers in Woodgrove Centre.Submitted/RCMP

NANAIMO —Police are trying to find a man accused of stealing four rings from a Woodgrove Centre store worth thousands of dollars.

RCMP said the rings were stolen on April 10 at 5 p.m. from Mappins Jewellers.

The man ran off with the rings after he requested staff to see them, according to police.

The suspect is white, in his late 20's with black hair. The clerk reported his hands were cracked and dirty.

Police were unable to find the suspect. Surveillance video showed he entered through The Bay.

Anybody with information is asked to contact Nanaimo RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

Description of the stolen rings from Mappins Jewellers rings:

  •  Yellow 14 KT gold band 
  •  1 KT round diamond
  •  1 white 14 KT gold band
  •  1.52 KT round diamond


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