Approximately 25 of the light standards from the Bird Sanctuary in Tug Boat Bay along Waterfront Park to the Delta Grand Hotel had been smashed. - Image: RCMP

Vandals strike Kelowna park again

RCMP report a second incident of smashed lights, this time near Tug Boat Bay in Kelowna

Kelowna RCMP are investigating whether two separate incidents of vandalism near Waterfront Park in Kelowna are related.

Police continue to investigate the vandalism that saw a number of lights smashed, causing $30,000 in damages to Waterfront park sometime overnight or in the early morning hours of Nov. 29.

Police report there was a second incident where additional lights were reportedly damaged in Tug Boat Bay during the early morning hours of Saturday Dec. 2.

RCMP investigators are working to link the two criminal acts and urge anyone with information to come forward to police.

Crime Stoppers, who have not yet received any tips on these crimes, is offering a minimum $1,000 reward for information that leads to both the identification and arrest the person or persons responsible.

If you know anything about these crimes, or any other crime, call the Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers’ anonymous tips line at 1-800-222-TIPS or visit our website at www.crimestoppers.net. Your information will be kept confidential and could lead to a reward of up to $2,000.

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