Date: Friday, October nd, 2020

File: 20-39632

Victoria, BC – Patrol officers are looking for witnesses as they investigate after fishing line was strung up at a building in the 1200-block of Johnson Street overnight Wednesday.

A resident called police after discovering significant amounts of fishing line had been strung at neck height outside the multi-unit residential building overnight between September 30th and October 1st. The resident cut the line down and removed it before anyone was injured.

A photo of line after it was cut down is below.


This incident remains under investigation.

If you have information about this incident and have not yet spoken to officers, please call our non-emergency line at (250) 995-7654 and select extension 1 for our Report Desk. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.