Flares stolen from marina, flares fired in Comox

The Comox Valley RCMP responded to two incidents related to the Comox Bay Marina in Comox on Dec. 6.

The Comox Valley RCMP responded to two incidents related to the Comox Bay Marina in Comox on Dec. 6.

Sometime in the early hours of Thursday, two boats were broken into, damaging the vessels. Once inside, the culprits stole numerous flares and a flare gun.

The RCMP also responded to a call of mischief just before 5 a.m. Two suspects were reported to be setting off flares near vehicles and trees in the 2300 block of Comox Avenue as they walked towards Courtenay. It is believed these incidents are most likely connected.

No suspects have been identified and this investigation is continuing. Should you have any information on these crimes, call the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321.

If you wish to remain anonymous, please call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

— Comox Valley RCMP

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