Date: Tuesday, March 16, 2021

File: 21-9585

Victoria, BC – Patrol officers are seeking information after seizing weapons and ammunition from an unoccupied tent in Victoria last week.

On the morning of Thursday, March 11th, Patrol officers on special duty assignment were assisting Bylaw at an encampment in the 100-block of Bay Street when they were notified of weapons found in an unoccupied tent.

The weapons included two replica firearms, a knife, and various types of ammunition, including .308 calibre rounds. A photograph of the seized weapons and ammunition is below.

Investigators are seeking information about these recovered weapons and ammunition and are working to establish how they came to be located unsecured in an abandoned tent.

If you have information about this incident, please call our non-emergency line at (250) 995-7654, extension 1. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.