Rocks used to break car windows, ransack vehicles near university

The incidents occurred along College Drive, according to an unsolved crimes report

A suspect or suspects threw rocks through car windows and ransacked at least three vehicles.

The incidents occurred Oct. 27 between 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. along College Drive, according to a Crime Stoppers unsolved crimes report provided by Nanaimo RCMP last week.

“All three vehicles had a rock thrown through one of their windows and were then ransacked,” the report noted.

No information was provided about any items that might have been taken. The cars belong to students who were attending classes that day at Vancouver Island University.

“Motorists are reminded to ensure any and all valuables are out of sight as thieves will take anything that can be seen,” the report noted.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, text 274637, keyword Nanaimo or submit a tip online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.



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