Williams Lake RCMP is asking for the public’s help in finding a bike thief.
Yesterday afternoon around 4:40pm, the police were told by a frantic youth that his friend’s BMX bike was stolen at the Boitanio Skate Park.
Officers arriving on the scene weren’t able to locate the suspects, but were told that a group of six males were in the park when the victim was approached by three of them.
One suspect allegedly pulled out what appeared to be a silver handgun and pointed it at the victim, telling him he was taking his bike.
The bike is described as a red and black MacNeil BMX style, last 5 digits of the serial number are 82044.
The suspect is described as an Indigenous male approximately 5’9″ tall, wearing a camouflage hoodie.
Another suspect is also an Indigenous male who was wearing a black and grey sweater.
Victim Services has been referred to the affected parties.
The Williams Lake RCMP is asking anyone who may have witnessed this incident or have information on the suspects or location of the stolen bike to please call them.