Church Ransacked


2017-07-11 10:22 PDT

File # 2017-5953

On July 10, the Oceanside RCMP were called to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Columbia Beach to a reported break and enter. Upon attendance it was discovered that the church had been ransacked with furniture and religious items strewn about. It did not appear that anything of significance was stolen.

The suspect gained access through a side window. The crime occurred in the late hours of July 9 or possibly the early morning hours of July 10.

The investigation is ongoing. If you have any information about this crime, please call the Oceanside RCMP at (250) 248-6111 or report anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477

Released by

Cpl. Jesse Foreman

NCO i/c Community Policing
Oceanside RCMP
727 West Island Highway, Parksville BC V9P 1B9
Office: 250-248-6111 extension 245


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