Chilliwack RCMP is asking for help to identify this suspect caught on a surveillance camera in a bait car that was parked on Quarry Road on Nov. 24. (RCMP)

RCMP looking for Chilliwack bait car suspect caught on camera

Vehicle parked on Quarry Road when surveillance camera triggered

Police in Chilliwack are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a man in a photograph taken from a bait car camera.

The image was shot on Nov. 24 at around 2:45 a.m. when a man triggered the surveillance camera and alarm of a police bait car parked on Quarry Road near Little Mountain.

General Duty officers immediately conducted patrols of the area but a suspect was not located.

“The RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance to identify the man in the photo,” said RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Mike Rail.

• RELATED: ‘This is gangster,’ bait car thief declares on video

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Police are reminding holiday shoppers to protect their purchases from theft by:

· Storing articles out of sight in parked vehicles.

· Locking vehicle doors.

· Removing property and remote garage door openers from vehicle when parking for the night.

· Parking in open visible areas.

The Bait Car Program is co-ordinated by the Integrated Municipal Provincial Auto Crime Team (IMPACT).

Anyone with information to identify the individual is urged to contact the Chilliwack RCMP at 604-792-4611 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).


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