Nelson police are looking for tips after the Bogustown liquor store was robbed last week.

Nelson liquor store thief wore basketball shoes

The Nelson Police Department has released a description of a big-footed suspect in a break-in at the Bogustown liquor store last week.

The Nelson Police Department has released a description of a big-footed suspect in a break-in at the Bogustown liquor store last week.

Sgt. Janet Scott-Pryke says at about 11:25 p.m. Friday, a man broke into the business and filled his bag with bottles of hard alcohol.

He was last seen leaving the store into the rear alley heading north in the 700 block of Nelson Avenue.

The suspect is about six feet tall and slim build. Police said he had “large feet” and was wearing “distinctive basketball shoes” as well as jeans, a hoodie, and a bag over his shoulder. He had short hair parted to the left side.

They’re asking anyone with information to contact Cst. Dave Laing at laing(at)nelsonpolice.ca or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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