Victoria, BC – Investigators are looking for a suspect in a break and enter that occurred in Esquimalt yesterday afternoon.
Esquimalt Division Patrol officers were called to the 500-block of Lampson Street yesterday afternoon when the homeowner reported coming home just before noon and discovering that a break and enter had occurred and several items stolen.
An alert neighbour spotted an unknown male leaving the residence who is believed to be a suspect in this incident. The suspect is described as a Caucasian male in his early 20s wearing a black baseball cap with a white emblem on it, a dark, baggy jacket and notable bright orange or yellow running shoes. The suspect was last seen in the 500-block of Lampson Street around noon yesterday.
If you have information about this incident, or saw this suspect, you are asked to call our non-emergency line at (250) 995-7654. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
A VicPD Block Watch Note On Break & Enters
Contrary to popular belief, many break and enters occur during the day when victims are away from home. Building strong connections with your neighbours so you can help keep an eye on each other while one of you is away can help keep your entire neighbourhood safe. VicPD Block Watch helps keep you safe by connecting you with your neighbours and providing you with crime prevention tips and updates on what’s happening on your block. For more information about VicPD Block Watch, visit vicpd.ca/blockwatch or call Block Watch and Community Programs Coordinator Kimberly Kelley at (250) 995-7409.