Hatley Memorial Gardens in Colwood experienced some late night vandalism on Thursday. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

Night time vandals hit Colwood cemetery

Bronze vases, flowers tossed around Hatley Memorial Gardens

Hatley Memorial Gardens in Colwood experienced minor vandalism on Thursday night.

Dave Wong, branch manager of Hatley Memorial Gardens said the vandalism was not major, but was a case of kids that came by at night and caused some trouble.

“They were just being juvenile delinquents,” Wong said.

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The vandals slipped into the cemetery in-between regular security intervals, Wong said, and tossed around some bronze vases and flowers.

Wong said the damage was quickly cleaned up and the flowers have been replaced.

“We encourage any family members with concerns to call us,” Wong said.

RELATED: Historic church resurrected by congregations, Colwood

shalu.mehta@goldstreamgazette.com


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