Chase Thomas Hufnagle is wanted for his involvement in a break and enter Monday night. VIctoria Police photo

UPDATE: Esquimalt man wanted for James Bay break and enter surrenders

Suspect caught on video surveillance tape

UPDATE: Chase Thomas Hufnagle has turned himself in at the B.C. courthouse and has been released pending trial. His conditions include requirements not to possess break and enter tools or weapons and a prohibitions against consuming or possessing drugs and alcohol.

Victoria police are searching for an Esquimalt man caught on surveillance video during a break-in Monday night in James Bay.

Chase Thomas Hufnagle is described as five-foot-10, Caucasian with a slim to medium build, green eyes and light brown hair that is short on the sides and long on the top. VicPD are pursuing him as a suspect in relation to the break-and-enter in the 300-block of Quebec Street and say he may be in the Lower Mainland.

“Hufnagle was caught on surveillance breaking and entering in the business with an accomplice and stealing items from the business. It’s quite clearly him,” said VicPD spokesperson Bowen Osoko, who did not confirm the location of the incident.

Hufnagle is well known to police and was previously on court-ordered conditions to keep the peace and be on good behaviour.

Police urge anyone with information about his whereabouts to call contact them at 250-995-7654, or 911 if you see him directly. To report anonymously, call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

lauren.boothby@vicnews.com

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