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Lake Country community mailboxes damaged

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February 09, 2017 - 4:40 PM

LAKE COUNTRY - Police are investigating another case of community mailbox tampering in the Carr's Landing area.

According to a release from Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers, a Canada Post employee reported to RCMP that several mailboxes were damaged.

Some mailboxes were pried open and some were jammed shut. It's unknown whether any mail was stolen.

RCMP says it's wise to pick up mail on a regular basis and to always report suspicious activity.

Cases of theft from community mailboxes in the region are becoming more common.

This map pinpoints the locations of the damaged community mailboxes.
This map pinpoints the locations of the damaged community mailboxes.
Image Credit: Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers

If you know anything about this crime, 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 $2000.00. 


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