Campbell River RCMP are asking the public to be on the lookout for a mini excavator that was driven off the Brandt Tractor lot before being loaded onto a stolen trailer and driven away.
According to a press release, RCMP were notified of the theft just before 8 a.m. on Oct. 5.
Surveillance cameras picked up two men riding the John Deere 26G mini excavator along 14th Avenue and onto Spruce Street, where police say it was loaded onto a trailer they believe was stolen from a nearby business.
The mini excavator is a John Deere model, serial #1FF026GXTJK264125 and the trailer is a 2006 express utility trailer, B.C. license plate UFV 78R.
Police are asking anyone with information about the thefts to contact them at 250-286-6221.