The washrooms at the skate park in Kimberley are closed until repairs can be made.

The washrooms at the skate park in Kimberley are closed until repairs can be made.

Kimberley RCMP report petty theft, vandalism

Skatepark washrooms damaged by vandals; theft from vehicles

Just a few days after Bob McWhinnie Day was celebrated with great community spirit at the Skate Park, the washrooms at the park have been vandalized.

The washrooms were built with funds raised at McWhinnie Days.

Kimberley RCMP CPl. Chris Newel says it appears someone crawled through a window overnight and damaged the toilet and door. The washrooms will be closed until they are repaired.

Newel also reports another spate of thefts from vehicles, most in residential neighbourhoods in Marysville.

“People are going through vehicles at night and mostly taking loose change.

However, Newel says this a good reminder to make sure you don’t leave any valuables in your vehicle over night.

 

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