Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Victoria, BC – Patrol officers are asking for your help as we work to locate suspects and return a unique tricycle stolen from an Oaklands home between 11:00 p.m. and midnight on Saturday, September 22nd.

The tricycle belongs to a teen girl with mobility challenges. The customized tricycle is her main source of transportation as she is unable to ride a two-wheel bicycle.

The tricycle is described as customized light blue, three-wheeled tricycle with “white wall” style tires, a black seat and several small rusty spots.  It’s a three-speed bike with the gears and brakes on the right hand side. There is a photograph of the tricycle below, however the white basket was recently removed.

Have you seen this unique tricycle?

A neighbour reported seeing a suspect with the tricycle in the Oaklands area. The suspect is described as a Caucasian man in his 20s, wearing baggy clothes and a baseball hat. Others who know the family have reported seeing the tricycle in downtown Victoria.

If you have information about this incident, recognize the suspect, or have seen this tricycle, please 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. If you see someone with the tricycle, please call 911.



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