University RCMP warning public of attempted theft

University, B.C. Lower Mainland District

2020-01-09 15:46 PST

File # 2020-83

The University RCMP are investigating an attempted theft of a personal belonging by a stranger.

The teenage victim was walking in the Acadia Road area on January 9, 2020, when she was approached by a male from behind who attempted to steal her backpack. The incident occurred at approximately 7:15 am while she was on her way to school. No injuries were sustained.

If you were in the area and saw anything or have any information to share, please contact the University RCMP at 604-224-1322.

University RCMP are reminding you to always be aware of your surroundings.

Released by: Sgt. Eric Baskette

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