Owner Andy Freeland with the 1969 Chevrolet Camaro at the Revelstoke Show and Shine the day before it was reported stolen. (Supplied Photo)

Prize winning Camaro stolen following Revelstoke Show and Shine

A prize winning car from Saturday’s ‘Mountain Paradise Show and Shine’ has been reported stolen from a Revelstoke hotel.

The vehicle, a blue stock 1969 Chevrolet Camaro 427 convertible, was reported stolen Sunday from the parking lot of the Sandman Hotel in Revelstoke.

The attached B.C. licence plate on the vehicle reads B35-476, and the identification number is 124679N648614.

The car is identifiable by it’s white interior, top and stripes along the sides, as well as ZL1 badges on the exterior.

Owner Andy Freeland reported the vehicle to the be stolen to RCMP on Sunday.

“I’d gone for fuel early that evening and parked it and watched the hockey game,” said Freeland. “And I got up the next morning to put bags in the car and it was gone.”

Freeland, who travelled to Revelstoke from Vernon to attend the show, received the award for ‘Competitor’s Choice’ at the Revelstoke Vintage Car Club’s event the day before.

The vehicle is suspected to have been stolen late on June 2 or early June 3.

Freeland says he has been attending shows around British Columbia with the vehicle for the past four years after purchasing the vehicle in 2010.

A Facebook post including information on the vehicle was posted Sunday morning and has over 4,000 shares at the time of publication.

RCMP urge anyone with information to contact Revelstoke RCMP at (250)837-5255.

Tips can also be reported to Revelstoke Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or on their website at www.revelstokecrimestoppers.ca.

 

A rear view of the 1969 Chevrolet Camaro reported stolen from the Revelstoke Sandman Inn on Sunday.(Supplied Photo)

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