Home windows smashed on a number of automobiles in house parkade close to UBCO – Kelowna Information


It’s not the way in which UBC Okanagan scholar Kaleb Harley needed to begin his Monday.

His car was certainly one of a number of that seem to have been hit in a collection of smash and grabs within the parking storage of the U8 house constructing on Academy Means.

“I’ve been round lengthy sufficient to see numerous break-ins and theft, however fortunately it by no means straight affected me. This (Monday) morning, that luck ran out as I used to be notified that my automobile window was smashed open,” Kaleb advised Castanet.

He stated his buddy’s automobile was additionally focused. Once they did a walk-through with the RCMP, they discovered not less than 4 different automobiles with smashed home windows.

“What was notably distinctive about this break-in, was how the vehicles had been all smashed in numerous areas of the storage (aside from mine and my buddy’s, as we park in the identical parking bay),” he provides.

Harley says nothing of use was taken by the burglar however it’s going to imply cash out of his pocket to repair the injury. He notes even these with complete insurance coverage will possible be out lots of of {dollars}.

He notes {that a} surveillance digicam is pointed straight at his automobile however prior to now, constructing administration has had hassle choosing up something of use off the cameras within the storage.

Harley says it’s irritating they can not hold their automobiles secure regardless of the excessive lease within the space.

Ali Campbell, whose automobile window was smashed, says she was on her option to the health club when she seen glass everywhere in the floor.

She says the thieves rifled via the again seat, glove field and console, however there was nothing of worth in her car.

“If these individuals can get into the storage, they’ll simply get into our flats and that makes me really feel unsafe,” Campbell advised Castanet.

One other resident says whereas her automobile wasn’t broken, a Mini Cooper parked simply two spots away was hit.

She calls the safety on Academy Means an enormous concern.


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