On March 19th at approximately 3:00 pm., a teenage female, was seated on the rocks near the stairs at the north end of the Esplanade, in Oak Bay. A male, walking on the sand, stopped, stared at her and exposed his genitals. The female left the scene and returned home. There was no communication between the two. The male was described as Caucasian, in his 30s, tall, slender build, with shaggy brown hair pulled back into a ponytail. He was wearing a woolly, blue V-neck sweater and jeans. The matter is still under investigation. We have received no other similar reports.
Over the night of March 20-21 five cars were broken into and had personal effects removed on Dalhousie Street, Carrick Street, Wooton Crescent and Thompson Road, in Oak Bay. Police are urging all residents to lock their vehicles as with the approach of warmer weather crimes of opportunity also traditionally increase proportionately.
If you were at Sombrio Beach on Sunday March 18, 2018 and lost your (ladies) wallet and/or an amount of cash please contact the Oak Bay Police.
If you have information regarding this or any crime, phone Oak Bay Police at 250-592-2424 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.