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As a result of the release of composite sketches, police have received tips indicating that the two suspects may have also been fraudulently canvassing for Unicef donations.

If you have had contact with these men and can possibly identify them, please contact the West Kelowna RCMP, Cst MOUNSEY at 250-768-2880. Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

December 11, 2013

West Kelowna - Police are releasing composite sketches of two individuals believed to be involved in a pair of break-ins last month in hopes that the public can help identify them.

On November 25, 2013 at 12:41 pm, the West Kelowna RCMP received a report of a break and enter on the 3100 block of Twin Place. Entry had been gained through a ground-floor window and nearly every room in the house was ransacked. The police investigation identified a second residence just a few doors down that had also been broken into.

Earlier that day, police had received a report of two suspicious men in the area. They were apparently going door to door saying that they were searching for their lost dog. Witnesses were able to provide a description of the suspects and police are now releasing their composite sketches.

Suspect 1 was described as:

  • Caucasian
  • About 5'7" with a slim build
  • Brown hair
  • Full beard

Suspect 2 was described as:

  • Caucasian
  • 6' tall
  • Clean shaven
  • Wearing jeans

Anyone with any information is asked to call the West Kelowna RCMP, Cst MOUNSEY at 250-768-2880. Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

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