VicPD is looking for the owner of this hat, which was left behind after a barbecue was stolen from a Victoria residence. (Rod Phillips/Twitter)

Barbecue thief leaves hat behind at Victoria residence

Anyone who recognizes the hat is asked to call VicPD or Crime Stoppers

The Victoria Police Department is looking to reunite someone with their hat, which was left behind after a barbecue was stolen from a Victoria residence on April 3.

In a tweet, resident Rod Phillips posted a photo of a black Herschel hat which he says was left behind after someone broke onto his patio and stole his barbecue Friday night.

READ ALSO: COVID-19: Saanich police respond to calls about skatepark gathering, group volleyball game

“Is this your hat?” the tweet asks.

In a reply to the tweet, VicPD says they “would very much like to reunite this hat with its rightful owner … and ask about a certain barbecue.”

The VicPD tweet also says anyone who recognizes the hat should call 250-995-7645 or report anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

shalu.mehta@blackpress.ca


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

theftVicPD

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

‘The face of Belmont’: Custodial staff at Langford school pivot to support parents, students

Staff serve as point of contact for parents, students with school

Sooke temporary homeless shelter packs up early

Occupants to leave facility by June 22

Name of victims ‘ripped down’ from Victoria display

Organizers feel the act is ‘malicious’

Government Street becomes pedestrian-priority corridor

One block of downtown street closed to cars entirely

Greater Victoria transit usage sees gradual rise

Ridership still down 66 per cent compared to last year

March dental conference key to many of B.C.’s COVID-19 cases

Early infections from China, Iran were quickly contained

POLL: Are you sending your children back to school this month?

Classrooms looked decidedly different when students headed back to school for the… Continue reading

Cortes Island affordable housing project hangs by a thread

Regional decision makers resort to COVID-19 concerns despite virtual meeting option and push hearing to September

MAP: Dr. Henry reveals which B.C. regions have seen most COVID-19 cases

B.C. health officials release a first look at how the novel coronavirus has reached all corners of the province

North Island recreation camping site closed due to vandalism

Damage happens every year, forcing site manager to reallocate improvement budget to repairs

Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation woman, 26, fatally shot by police in Edmundston, N.B.

Police were conducting a well-being check at the time of the incident

Seniors to receive up to $500 in promised COVID-19 emergency aid in early July

The Liberal government first promised the extra help in mid-May, but had to create a new system to deliver the aid

VIDEO: Revelstoke bear wanders into Animal House pet store

Staff got ready to chase it out with a broom

Man found dead in his tent at Island homeless camp

Facebook posts tell of personal struggles and attempts to stay clean and sober

Most Read