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Whistler police looking to identify bike-theft suspect

Police Briefs: Pemberton man injured in vehicle rollover

Whistler Police have released images of a suspect connected to the alleged theft of a mountain bike from the village this week, according to a release.

At approximately 12:20 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 12, Whistler RCMP was notified that a bike had been stolen from the 4200 block of Mountain Square. Investigators have learned that the bike was left unsecured to a rack for a brief time, during which a man rode away with it.

He is described as a Caucasian male of approximately 40 years of age, with a heavy build, and was wearing a light gret hoodie, black pants and a dark coloured mask at the time.

The stolen bike is an 11-speed men’s Specialized Stump Jumper,  light grey in colour, with yellow lettering and blue pedals.

If anyone recognizes the suspect or has seen the bike around the community is asked to contact the detachment at 604-932-3044, or Sea to Sky Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 to remain anonymous.

Pemberton driver critically injured in rollover

A 25-year-old Pemberton man was injured last week when his vehicle rolled over on Pemberton Meadows Road, police said in a release.

At approximately 11:15 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8, Mounties were notified that a jeep had rolled over and come to a stop in a ditch in the 8300 block of Meadows Road.

The driver was taken to a local hospital and then transported to the Lower Mainland with what police described as critical injuries.

Pemberton RCMP is actively investigating the crash, and are asking anyone who spotted the vehicle, a white 1995 Jeep YJ, earlier in the evening or witnessed the accident itself to contact the detachment at 604-894-6634, or Sea to Sky Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 to remain anonymous.