Penticton police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a poppy donation box theft. (RCMP photo)

Man steals poppy box from Penticton Safeway

A man walked into the Penticton Safeway on Nov. 10 and stole a poppy donation box

Penticton police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a poppy box thief.

According to a release, a man walked into the Penticton Safeway on Nov. 10 at 4:30 p.m. and stole a poppy box containing donations.

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The man took off with the box while it was temporarily unattended.

Penticton RCMP obtained video surveillance of the suspect and are hoping the public may be able to help identify him.

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If you have information on this case, contact Const. Ritcey of the Penticton RCMP, 250- 492-4300, and quote file 2019-19786 or Crime Stoppers 1-800- 222-8477.

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