Police seek help in recovering stolen boat motor

An outboard motor was stolen off the back of an aluminum boat Nov. 29 in Lake Cowichan.

An outboard motor was stolen off the back of an aluminum boat Nov. 29 in Lake Cowichan.

The motor, a Mercury 25 horsepower, was taken from the rear of the boat which was on a trailer parked on Comiaken Avenue.

“The motor was believed to have been taken during the evening or early hours,” read a Lake Cowichan RCMP press release.

Cst. Andrew Burn admitted he and his colleagues’ information on the theft remains “pretty limited.”

“It’s the type of motor that’s attached to the back of the boat,” said Burn. “It’s quite easy to take it off and mount.”

Anyone with informations is encouraged to contact the Lake Cowichan RCMP at 250-749-6668 or call Crimestoppers on 1-800-222-8477.