Attempted break-in at Ferris Fast Cycles
Photo: Ferris Fast Cycles employees Jolea Bildeau (right) and Gilbert Bildeau stand infront of the company’s smashed front door – submittedFort St. John’s Ferris Fast Cycles was the victim of an attempted break-in on Friday morning.Owner Pat Ferris says he was called to the store shortly after 2:30 on Friday morning, when the security alarm went off.- Advertisement -[asset|aid=1710|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=0d74684d9839b914c4e0b2c0def5adce-Ferris 1_2_Pub.mp3]Constable Jessica Veysey with the Fort St. John RCMP says the suspect fled the scene when the alarm went off, and nothing was taken from the store.[asset|aid=1711|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=0d74684d9839b914c4e0b2c0def5adce-Veysey 1_2_Pub.mp3]But, there was significant damage to both the front door and back window. Ferris says the front window was smashed-in, and the back door was also beaten-in and its window was smashed.Advertisement Ferris says this isn’t the first time his business was attacked by vandals. The recent attack brings the break-in tally to four, in the company’s 11 years of operation.[asset|aid=1712|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=0d74684d9839b914c4e0b2c0def5adce-Ferris 2_1_Pub.mp3]The RCMP are urging anyone with information to contact them at 250-787-8140. Those that wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-222-TIPS.