Police in North Vancouver are investigating the use of a pellet gun over the weekend to break the windows of at least 41 vehicles.
The RCMP says the incidents occurred sometime between 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. between Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15 in the area from Lynn Valley to Grand Boulevard. It is believed that a pellet shotgun was used on parked vehicles within the residential neighbourhood.
The damages incurred by the overnight incident are estimated to be over $30,000. The investigation is in its early stages and police are still in the process of following up on tips and obtaining CCTV footage from the area.
“Police are very concerned over the actions of those responsible for the wilful damage caused to people’s personal property,” said North Vancouver RCMP Cpl. Richard De Jong in a statement. “Fortunately no one was injured in these criminal acts”.
Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to contact North Vancouver RCMP at 604-985-1311 or Crime Stoppers’ anonymous hotline at 1-800-222-8477.