Man injured during fall at workplace

Man suffers facial injuries after falling at job site on the 50 block of Beach Drive

  • Dec. 4, 2014 10:00 a.m.

A man was taken to hospital Nov. 26 after an industrial accident on a work site in the 500 block of Beach Drive.

The man fell approximately eight feet after being knocked off a scaffold, landing face first on rock below. The man suffered facial and other non-life-threatening injuries.

Grinch prowling parking lots

Oak Bay Police are again reminding residents to lock their cars and take in valuables after a number of thefts from automobiles in various areas of Oak Bay last week.

The majority of thefts are from unlocked vehicles. Also, with the Christmas season upon us, police recommend not leaving gifts and packages visible in a vehicle while you shop. Thieves target vehicles for valuables especially around this time of year.

Tools stolen from truck

Police are investigating a brazen daytime theft of tools from a truck parked on Theatre Lane Nov. 26.

An estimated $1,200 worth of tools were taken from an unlocked tool box that was in the back of a pickup truck. Oak Bay Police say possible suspects include a male and female in their 20s with dreadlocks and wearing “flowing” clothing. The investigation is ongoing.

 

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