Vehicle stolen in Oak Bay carjacking found

Oldsmobile Alero found Monday in restricted parking zone in Victoria

A vehicle taken in an early-morning carjacking in Oak Bay on Sunday has been found.

The brown 1999 Oldsmobile Alero was picked up by a tow truck Monday afternoon near Quadra Ave. and View St. in Victoria after being left in a no parking from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. zone, according to Oak Bay police.

The keys were located in the car and nothing was reported to be missing from the vehicle. There was no reported damage.

The vehicle belongs to a newspaper delivery person who was delivering papers on Island Road in Oak Bay in the early hours of Aug. 19, when an unknown man pushed him to the ground, took his keys, got into his vehicle, and drove away.

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The victim did not receive any injuries during the altercation.

Oak Bay PD investigators have examined the vehicle with the assistance of the Forensics Identification Services. The car has since been returned to the owner.

There are no suspects at this time. The Oak Bay Police Department continue to appeal to the public for any information that may assist in the investigation.

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