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VIDEO: VicPD seeking downtown vandalism suspect

Young man caught on tape vandalizing two Yates Street properties
A photo of the individual in question. (VicPD)

Victoria police are asking for the public’s help to identify and locate a young man who spray-painted two downtown buildings the night of Dec. 11.

The vandalism of 845 and 848 Yates Street occurred at 3:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12, VicPD said in a release. Video of the incident shows a Caucasian man between 20 and 30 years old spray-painting two locations. He is seen wearing a black ball cap with a red emblem, a white shirt with a design on the front over a dark long-sleeve shirt, beige pants, red and white shoes and a black shoulder bag.

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If you recognize the suspect or have information about this incident, call the VicPD Report Desk at (250) 995-7654 extension 1. To report anonymously, call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Editor’s note: This file was updated Dec. 30 to correct the date later clarified by VicPD.

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