Cars smashed in Central Saanich spree

Police are looking for vandals after a spree in Central Saanich left a wake of destroyed vehicles.

Police are looking for vandals after a spree in Central Saanich left a wake of destroyed vehicles.

Saturday night police were called to various areas of Saanichton and Brentwood Bay with reports of vehicle windows being smashed.

“Police seized several terra cotta tiles that were used to break the windows,” said Cpl. Janis Jean in a media release. “In one instance, the culprits broke into a car and physically moved it to an adjacent lot. In the course of this event, the vehicle windshield was smashed and the door frame  broken.”

The next night vehicles were targeted with old paint cans. Vehicles in the Tanner Ridge, Mount Newton X Road and West Saanich Road area had windows smashed using old rusty paint cans.

“Forensic Identification Officers are working in conjunction with patrol investigators to solve these crimes,” Jean said.

Anyone with information on these crimes should call the Central Saanich Police Watch Commander at 250-652-4441 or call Victoria CrimeStoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).