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Langley RCMP would like to return your machete

A found machete, stolen Christmas trees and some property crimes are being publicized by local police.

Who among us hasn’t left a machete lying around?

A machete was found leaning up against a drain pipe in North Langley on Nov. 13.

“It was in a black sheath and there appears to be dents in the blade,” said Langley RCMP Cpl. Holly Largy.

The police have released a photo of the machete and other photos in relation to various local incidents and crimes.

The police would like to hear from members of the public with information about these cases. (File 2017-42356 machete)

Look out, he’s got a bike

Police want to ID a man in a photo after almost $200 worth of merchandise was stolen from Value Village.

“When he was confronted by staff, the suspect punched the employee in the arm. Subsequently, the thief picked up and threw at bike a the staff member,” Largy noted.

The staff member was not hit by the bike. (File 2017-4202)


On Nov. 11, a man allegedly stole a dash cam from Superstore. (File 2017-42167)

Work it

A woman is alleged to have stolen almost $600 worth of clothing from Mark’s store on Nov. 21.

She is described as Caucasian, 5’10”, medium build, mid 20s with black hair. She was wearing grey tights and a sweater and black UGG style boots.

“She was seen leaving in a white Pontiac four door vehicle,” Largy noted.


Ho, ho, no

A man and woman were photographed by surveillance in a case where several Christmas trees were stolen from the Save-On-Foods in Willowbrook.

“They were seen driving east on 65th Avenue in an older model purple Dodge Caravan. The couple are described as Caucasian, 65 years of age, both with greying hair,” Largy said.

Police are positive this was not Santa and Mrs. Claus. (File 2017-44465)

Cargo trailer

A white cargo trailer worth about $4,500 was stolen Nov. 15 or 16 from a residence in Brookswood. (File 2017-42760)

How to help

Anyone with information on these cases or any other local crimes can contact the Langley RCMP non-emergency number at 604-532-3200.

To provide a tip anonymously, use CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or

Heather Colpitts

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Since starting in the news industry in 1992, my passion for sharing stories has taken me around Western Canada.
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