Election sign set on fire in Kelowna

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KELOWNA - Police are investigating after an election sign was set on fire this weekend in Kelowna.

RCMP say officers responed to a call about an election sign on fire on the corner of Eldorado Road and Lakeshore Drive at approximately 6:45 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22.

“Officers attended the scene and the fire had burned out without any further damage to other property,” Const. Lesley Smith says in a media release. “It was apparent that the sign had been deliberately set on fire and therefore our investigation continues as we look for a suspect.”

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed this incident or has information that could assist in identifying a suspect to contact the Kelowna RCMP at 250 762-3300. Or remain completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or by leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net.

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