Date: Friday, March 17, 2023

File: 23-900256

Victoria, BC – Officers are asking for anyone with information to come forward after electrical panels at Royal Athletic Park were damaged.

On March 14, 2023, City of Victoria staff reported that the electrical panels at Royal Athletic Park had been damaged between 10 pm on March 7, and 6 am on March 8. The damage, which includes wiring, junction boxes and breakers is estimated to be approximately $5,000. The investigation indicates that the damage may have been caused by people attempting to tap into power there. In addition to the repair costs, damage of this sort creates significant electrical and fire risks.

The damaged areas included electrical outlets, junction boxes and breaker boxes.

Investigators are asking for anyone with information about the incident, including anyone in the area with CCTV from the area to call the VicPD Report Desk at (250) 995-7654 extension 1. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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