In the early hours of December 28th – the tires of 10 vehicles were slashed On Pyrite, Amethyst, and Quartz, and Townsend Roads. This investigation is ongoing but as of yet no arrests have been made. RCMP did receive a tip that a male in a plaid jacket was seen slashing tires in this area – but this information has not developed into a suspect being identified.
RCMP will be stepping up patrols in this area but are asking the public to be vigilant. Investigators have determined there was a gathering in the Broomhill park that night – it is unknown if the suspect or suspects might have been at this gathering.
Anyone with information on this crime – is asked to contact the Sooke RCMP Detachment at 250-642-5241 or Crimestoppers at 1-800 -222-8477.