The Portage la Prairie RCMP is reaching out for your help to fund a suspect.

In the early hours of December 17th, at about 5:30 a.m., police received the report of a break-and-enter that occurred at a business in the 1800 block of Saskatchewan Avenue West in Portage.

He entered the business through a smashed door window, and was there very briefly, having taken cigarettes and two other items. Police say he ran to the alleyway and RCMP believe he entered a vehicle and left the scene.

If you can identify the suspect, please contact local RCMP.

RCMP continues to investigate.

If anyone has any information regarding this theft, please contact the Portage la Prairie RCMP at 204-857-4445 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.