Police seeking would-be car thieves

An attempted vehicle theft was disrupted by the owner, but police are still looking for the suspects.

Kitimat RCMP say that an attempted vehicle theft was disrupted by the vehicle’s owner and a neighbour, but police are still looking for help in tracking the suspects.

On September 22 police received the report of the attempted theft, in the area of Drake Street and Lahakas Boulevard.

Police say three people set off an alarm on the vehicle which alerted the owner and neighbour.

Extensive patrols were made by the Kitimat RCMP but the suspects were not located.

There was no reported damage to the vehicle and there was nothing reported taken following the attempt.

Anyone with information on this file is asked to contact the local RCMP at 250-632-7111, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). When calling Crime Stoppers, quote RCMP detachment file number 2013-3394.

The suspects have been described as:

1) First Nations female, long black hair, mid-20s, wearing a white hoodie;

2) Tall, middle-eastern male, mid-20s, wearing a grey hoodie;

3) Shorter male, mid-20s, wearing a black hoodies, carrying a black backpack.

Meanwhile the police are reminding residents to not leave any valuables in their vehicles, and to make sure they are locked and secure while parked.