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Police incident at Sunnycrest Mall
On Jan. 23, at approximately 5pm, police were called to assist a security guard at Sunnycrest Mall in
Gibsons.
The security guard at the mall had attempted to intervene in a loud domestic argument between a man and a woman after the woman asked the guard to call 911 on her behalf. The altercation between the guard and the man in his late 40’s continued throughout the mall and into the parking lot outside London Drugs. The man damaged property, tried to light a sign on fire and tried to engage the guard in a physical fight. The man threatened to stab the security guard, and upon police arriving, they saw the man pull a knife from a sheath. After some time, the police were able to de-escalate the situation verbally, and the man dropped the knife and was taken into custody without
incident.
Police are asking for anyone who may have witnessed the incident and may have video footage to contact the RCMP at 604-885-2266 or email Cst. Whitby at karen.whitby@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.


Mailbox theft & mischief

Between Jan. 21-24, a suspect gained entry to community mailboxes located at Redrooffs Road and Frances Road in Halfmoon Bay. Anyone with any information about this, or any recent community mailbox break-ins, is asked to contact RCMP, reference police file 2021-548. The matter has been referred to Canada Post.
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Overnight on Jan.19, a suspect shot a pellet at a vehicle parked, smashing a window, in the 800 block of Marine Drive, Gibsons. This is the second such occurrence in the past few months. Anyone with any information about these incidents is asked to contact RCMP, reference police file 2021-428.
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Overnight on Jan. 21, a suspect vandalized a business in the 5500 block of Wharf Avenue, Sechelt, by spray painting offensive slurs on the building’s front. Police are reviewing surveillance footage and are asking anyone with any information about this incident to contact RCMP, referencing police file 2021-466.
Submitted by RCMP

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