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Caught on Camera: Police looking for mailbox raiders

Suspects in a break and enter, and theft of mailboxes at an apartment building in the 300 block of Ward Street in New Westminster. - NWPD
Suspects in a break and enter, and theft of mailboxes at an apartment building in the 300 block of Ward Street in New Westminster.
— image credit: NWPD

New Westminster police are looking for two men who broke into mailboxes in a Sapperton apartment building Jan. 5.

Police say the men managed to get into the lobby of the building in the 300 block of Ward Street and then break into its mailboxes. The NWPD has managed to develop photos from the lobby surveillance video footage and are asking for the public's help to identify them.

The first suspect is a Caucasian, 25 to 35 years old with a dark complexion, average build and was wearing a black jacket with a fur hood collar, dark jeans, white Nike shoes and carrying a black messenger bag. The second has a lighter complexion and average build wearing a grey hoodie, black jacket with a distinct logo on the back, dark jeans, black and white shoes, and carry a black duffel bag.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Const. Jeff Russell at 604-525-5411 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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