The Nelson Police Department wants to identify the two people. Photo: Nelson Police Department

The Nelson Police Department wants to identify the two people. Photo: Nelson Police Department

Nelson police searching for two people

People in surveillance video suspected of causing damage downtown and at the mall in August

The Nelson Police Department is requesting the assistance of the general public to identify two people.

In a news release, the police state that in the overnight hours of August 14 and 15, a man and woman were captured on surveillance cameras causing damage to businesses and properties in the mall and downtown areas of Nelson. Their pictures are attached.

Police describe the man as a light-skinned Caucasian, average height, thin build, mid 30s, longer curly brown hair in a pony tail, with a trimmed beard. He wore khaki pants and a light grey or khaki short sleeved collared shirt with a black or dark coloured backpack.

The woman is described as light-skinned Caucasian, shorter, slim build, late 20s to early 30s, with shoulder length dark hair. She wore dark pants, a tie dyed short sleeved shirt, grey ankle boots, and a pink shawl or scarf. She carried a shoulder bag.

Any witnesses or anyone with knowledge of the identities and locations of these two individuals are asked to contact the lead investigator, Cst. Matt Caldwell, at 250-354-3919 or at caldwell@nelsonpolice.ca. Anyone with information that wishes to remain anonymous may also contact Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or bccrimestoppers.com.