Keep valuables out of sight

Smash-and-grab thefts at Sidney hotels over long weekend

Sidney North Saanich RCMP are warning area vehicle owners to ensure valuables are not left in view in unattended vehicles.

On Monday, police received a report of theft from a vehicle parked near the Sidney Waterfront Inn. A window had been smashed and a bicycle and other valuables were stolen.

Another theft occurred the next night outside the Best Western on Beacon Avenue. In that instance, a window was also smashed and sunglasses were stolen.