Two houses broken into

Police remind vacationers of extra service

A pair of break-ins to houses in Oak Bay has police reminding residents to call the police department when they are on holiday, so officers can patrol the area.

A house in the 2300-block of Foul Bay Rd. was broken into on Thursday (Aug. 18) and another in the 1100-block of Beach Dr. on Sunday (Aug. 21).

In the first, witnesses helped police find four suspects, against whom charges are being considered. In the second, a laptop was stolen when a kitchen window was accessed. There are no suspects identified in the latter case.

Before going on holidays, residents can contact police at 250-592-2424 to step up foot and bike patrols in their area.

ecardone@vicnews.com