Not the Grinch this time: RCMP seeks help solving Christmas tree theft

University RCMP is looking for information after five male suspects stole a Christmas tree from the lobby of a Gray Avenue building on December 2.

“The tree was decorated to bring joy to the residents during these challenging times,” the RCMP said in a December 16 statement.

RCMP said the individuals loaded the tree into an Evo car. The car can be seen driving away in a video from the statement.

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The group can be seen leaving the area with an Evo car.

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“It has been three weeks since the Christmas tree was stolen. Unfortunately, no one has come forward to claim responsibility or returned the tree. University RCMP would like to speak with the individuals involved,” RCMP said.

Those with information are encouraged to call the RCMP non-emergency line at 604.224.1322.

University RCMP did not immediately provide comment for this story.