Early morning break-in at liquor store in Grand Forks

The suspect reportedly stole several bottles of alcohol

Security camera footage from the Winnipeg Liquor Store in Grand Forks shows a suspect, wearing a white painter’s suit and what appears to be panty hose, filling a backpack with bottles of alcohol after breaking in on Feb. 26. (Grand Forks RCMP/Submitted)

A suspect allegedly smashed through the glass front door of the Winnipeg Liquor Store in Grand Forks on the morning of Feb. 26, shortly after 6 a.m. and stole a few bottles from inside before fleeing.

According to an RCMP release, the single suspect, donning a white painter’s suit which covered their head, smashed through the glass door with a hammer at 6:07 a.m. and proceeded to fill a large, light-coloured backpack with bottles of liquor and cans of beer.

The incident was captured on the store’s security camera, and shows the suspect concealing their face with what appears to be panty hose. The suspect then departed out the same broken glass door.

Police are continuing their investigation, but ask that anyone who may have any information, or who was in the area around 6 a.m. on Wednesday tomorrow and may have dash cam footage to contact the Grand Forks Detachment at (250) 442-8288 or BC Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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