RCMP Release Photos in Fuel Theft Investigation, Lepreau, N.B.
Person of Interest in Theft of Fuel
The RCMP is releasing photos from video surveillance to help identify a person of interest in a theft of fuel in Lepreau, N.B.
Video Surveillance Photos Released
Police are hoping the public recognizes the individual to help their investigation. The RCMP said “despite the quality of the image, information from the public may help identify the person.”
Police Investigating Two Incidents
Two thefts of fuel occurred at two different locations. The RCMP believes it is the same individual involved in both incidents. Police said the person of interest filled their tank and left without paying.
Details of Thefts
The first theft happened in the morning on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at the Irving gas station on Route 170 in St. Stephen, N.B. The second time was on Thursday, June 2 around 8:40 a.m. at the Irving gas station on Route 175 in Lepreau, N.B.
Remain Anonymous with Crime Stoppers
Contact the St. George RCMP at 506-755-1130 if you have any information to provide related to this incident, or if you can identify the person of interest or vehicle in the photos. You can remain anonymous by using Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Download the secure P3 Mobile App, or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca.
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