RCMP looking for vehicle thief

Suspect caught on camera

Rimbey RCMP need help identifying a suspected minivan thief.

RCMP said at 6 a.m. on April 23 a man arrived at the Best Western Hotel in Rimbey on a bicycle, went into the hotel and stole a purse belonging to an employee. The suspect used keys from the purse to steal a grey Dodge Caravan from the hotel parking lot.

The van has since been recovered.

Surveillance cameras at the nearby CanAlta Hotel captured an image of a man matching the suspect’s description.

Anyone who can identify the suspect is asked to call the Rimbey RCMP at 403-843-2223. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online at www.tipsubmit.com. If information leads to an arrest there could be a cash reward up to $2,000.

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