Port Alberni RCMP investigating two instances of mischief to Pride crosswalk

Port Alberni

2021-10-20 08:23 PDT

File # 2021-8680

Port Alberni RCMP responded to two reports of mischief to the rainbow coloured Pride crosswalk at 4th and Argyle in Port Alberni that occurred on August 17th and September 28th. In both instances, vehicles were used to damage the surface, resulting in expenses to the City Works to repair.

With support from the City of Port Alberni and community input, investigators were able to identify the drivers involved and hold them responsible. Both drivers involved deny that there was any intended message in their actions. The Port Alberni RCMP will not condone violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Port Alberni RCMP wishes to thank the community for their assistance to resolve this issue that presented negative messaging to a vulnerable group and damage to public property.

Sgt. Peter DIONNE
Operations Support NCO
Port Alberni RCMP Detachment 

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