Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2020

File: 20-38123

Victoria, BC – Patrol officers are asking for information after releasing suspect images in the theft of B.C. Special Olympic Athlete’s Scooter.

At approximately 4 p.m. on September 21st, the electric scooter was stolen from outside of Hillside Mall in the 1600-block of Hillside Avenue.

The suspect is described as a 30 to 40-year-old Caucasian man standing approximately six feet tall, with a slim to medium build. The suspect wore a blue tracksuit, and a Nike baseball hat. The suspect was pushing a shopping cart, which he used to transport the scooter away from the area.

Photographs of the suspect are available below.

The scooter is described as a black, two-wheeled “FLJ” brand electric scooter, with off-road tires and a light on the front fender. The serial number on the scooter is FLJ-HBC0287 and is located on the battery. There are other identifying numbers written on the front tire.

Photographs of the scooter and identifying features are below.

The owner of the scooter is a 54-year-old man with a disability who depends on the scooter for transportation.

Patrol officers are working to reunite the scooter with its owner.

If you have information about where this scooter may be, or recognize this suspect, please call our non-emergency line at (250) 995-7654 and select option 1 for our Report Desk. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.