Van stolen from Vernon business

Somebody absconds with company van from Chasers Bottle Depot and uses van to ram through locked gate to escape

Somebody broke into the locked compound at Chasers Bottle Depot

Somebody broke into the locked compound at Chasers Bottle Depot

Vernon RCMP are on the lookout for a white van with some probable front-end damage.

Somebody hopped the fence at the locked yard of Chasers Bottle Depot, on 31st Street in Vernon shortly before 5:30 a.m. Thursday, and headed to a white company Ford E250 van.

They left the compound by driving the van through the locked gate.

“As of today, the van has not been recovered,” said Vernon RCMP Const. Jocelyn Noseworthy Monday morning.

“It likely has some damage to the front-end after ramming through the gate.”

Anybody with any information on the incident is asked to call the Vernon RCMP at 250-545-7171, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.