The owner of Kotowich Chimney and Installations in St. Paul is asking anyone with information about a break-in Wednesday morning to call the RCMP.
According to store owner Marc Kotowich, the break-in happened sometime between the hours of 4:00-7:00am.
“They busted the front door and stole everything,” said Kotowich.
Among the items stolen were approximately 10 chainsaws, weed trimmers, truck keys, and chequebooks. Many of the items are Stihl-branded.
“It’s pretty crappy. We work hard to keep a nice business presence in St. Paul and these people just take what they need from you and carry on,” said Kotowich.
In a Facebook post on his business page, Kotowich appealed to the community for help tracking down the stolen items and catching the perpetrators.
“Everyone has shared the post and some stuff has come back already,” said Kotowich, noting the RCMP are still investigating, but “it’s looking promising.”
Cpl. Stachow with the St. Paul RCMP said they are still in the preliminary stages of their investigation regarding the break in.
Anyone who has information about what happened or has found property should contact the detachment at 780-645-8870.