Yates Street vandalism suspect sought by VicPD

Yates Street vandalism suspect sought by VicPD
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Victoria Police are looking for a suspect in a case of vandalism, which was caught on video on Dec. 12.

Police were contacted after the damage was discovered on the buildings at 845 and 848 Yates Street.

The building at 845 Yates St. is an apartment complex, and 848 Yates St. is a condo tower.

The video, which was captured around 3:30 a.m. on Dec. 12, shows one other individual who watched the suspect spray paint one of the buildings. Afterwards the two enter the condo building at 848 Yates St. with a group of people.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian man, between 20 and 30 years old, approximately 5’10”, with a medium build. He has brown wavy hair. He is wearing a black ball cap with a red emblem, a white shirt with a design on the front overtop a dark long-sleeve shirt, beige pants, red and white shoes and is carrying a black shoulder bag.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call the VicPD Report Desk at (250) 995-7654 extension 1, or to report anonymously, call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Correction: VicPD previously stated this incident occurred on Dec. 11 and has since clarified that it occurred on Dec. 12. The story has been updated to reflect this.


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