Bold thief breaks into Ponoka shop in broad daylight

Bold thief breaks into Ponoka shop in broad daylight

Items recovered next day

After a break-in in broad daylight on May 27 at a shop in southwest Ponoka, the RCMP recovered the stolen property on May 28.

The Ponoka RCMP were notified of a break and enter occuring on May 27. The culprit(s) gained entry through the shop door, appearing to pry it open and kick it in.

Numerous items were stolen but were recovered along with other property later on May 28 in an abandoned white flat-deck pickup in an area further west of this occurrence. There are no witnesses or video surveillance to this incident.

The RCMP would like to make the public aware of potential suspicious activity in their area and say to please be aware of your surroundings and report suspicious vehicles and or people immediately.

The RCMP complaint line is 403-783-4471.