RCMP investigate fuel theft and firearm offence in Florenceville-Bristol

by | Nov 21, 2023

Police release photos of suspicious truck as it searches for man and woman

Western Valley Region RCMP released photos of a truck used by a couple in the alleged theft of fuel and a separate gun crime in Carleton North on Nov. 8.

In the release, the RCMP asked for the public’s help to identify two persons of interest following the theft and the firearm offence in Florenceville-Bristol,

The police said the theft occurred at approximately 8:36 a.m. on Nov. 8, when a man and a woman stopped at a business on Route 110 in Florenceville-Bristol, fuelled their vehicle and left without paying.

Later the same day, the RCMP said, the driver, believed to be a male, pointed a firearm at another vehicle on Route 110 in Florenceville-Bristol. RCMP members patrolled the area, but the individuals had left the scene.

Police released surveillance footage photos, hoping someone could identify the vehicle, described as a black, older model Dodge RAM with a broken tail light on the driver’s side, a missing front bumper, and a set of cab lights on the roof.

The RCMP described one truck occupant as a blond man with blond hair, a beard, and a mustache and the second as a woman with red hair.

The RCMP asks anyone with information about the incidents, or who recognizes the vehicle in the photos, or who has dash cam or security footage from the area at the time of the incident to contact the Western Valley Region RCMP at 506-325-3000.

Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by downloading the secure P3 Mobile App, or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca.

The investigation is ongoing.

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