Unsuccessful theft of Ford F350 prompts warning from Revelstoke RCMP

The Revelstoke RCMP is warning owners of Ford F250 and F350 trucks to be careful following an attempted theft last night.

Thieves attempted to steal a Ford F350 from a home in Arrow Heights last night.

Thieves attempted to steal a Ford F350 from a home in Arrow Heights last night.

The Revelstoke RCMP is warning owners of Ford F250 and F350 trucks to be careful following an attempted theft last night.

RCMP say that unknown people attempted to steal a 2008 Ford F350 from a home in Arrow Heights some time between Wednesday at 11 p.m. and Thursday at 3 a.m.

“The theft was unsuccessful due to the vehicle¬†having an active theft deterrent device installed,” wrote Staff-Sgt. Kurt Grabinsky in a news release. “The public is reminded to secure all vehicles and utilize theft deterrent systems when possible.”

2005-2008 year Ford F250 and F350 trucks are high-value targets, warned Grabinsky.

Anyone with knowledge of the attempted theft are asked to contact the Revelstoke RCMP at 250-837-5255 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.