Downtown Victoria construction site likely flooded on purpose: VicPD

Water damage from flooding estimated at $40,000 or more in 700-block of Fisgard St.

  • Nov. 26, 2013 11:00 a.m.

The Victoria Police Department is looking for witnesses after a possible act of mischief caused tens of thousand of dollars worth of damage to a newly constructed building.

Police were called to the 700-block of Fisgard St. on Monday morning after crews discovered a fully-opened tap on the 12th floor of the building. The water damage to lower floors is estimated at more than $40,000.

VicPD officers are looking to speak with anyone who may have been around the Hudson Mews construction site overnight on Sunday or early Monday morning.

Call VicPD on the non-emergency line at 250-995-7654 or report anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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