Vancouver police recover some stolen wigs that were supposed to go to kids with cancer

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      It was one of the most dastardly thefts of the year in Vancouver.

      Early September 7, a man broke into Eva and Company Wigs at 950 West Broadway, pilfering 150 wigs made of human hair.

      The head pieces were going to be worn by kids with cancer at B.C. Children's Hospital.

      Each one is valued at about $2,500.

      Now for some good news: Vancouver police have recovered some of the stolen merchandise in a hotel hallway in the Downtown Eastside.

      “The person who located the bag of wigs immediately linked them to the media coverage about the theft and called 9-1-1,” VPD Const. Jason Doucette said in a news release. “Although we’ve recovered a portion of the wigs, the investigation remains a priority. We would like to get the remainder of the property back and make an arrest in this case.”