MAIL THEFT IN CITY INVESTIGATED BY POLICE
The Burnaby RCMP are investigating an increase in mail thefts from apartments in the North Burnaby area.
According to an RCMP press release, multiple mailboxes were damaged and mail was stolen from two different locations in North Burnaby.
Mail theft can result in instances of identity theft and fraudulent usage of personal information.
Police are also warning that any apartment building, condominium or townhouse complex with a central mail repository can be victimized in similar fashion.
Police are reminding apartment building tenants to be vigilant when entering or exiting their residences and to be aware of strangers loitering in or around the lobby areas of their buildings.
People who see anything suspicious are asking to advise their property manager or Block Watch coordinator or call the Burnaby RCMP at 604-294-7922.
SHOOTING ON FOREST ST. MAY BE TARGETED
The Burnaby RCMP are investigating a report of a single shot being fired at a house in the 5500-block of Forest Street late Sunday night.
According to Cpl. Dave Reid of the Burnaby RCMP, the incident occurred around 11 p.m. with a report of a single shot being fired at the home in a quiet neighbourhood not far from the Douglas Road Elementary School and Burnaby school board offices.
"We believe the house was targeted, but the three people inside are not known to police," said Reid.
Police have heard from witnesses that a darker model small hatchback-type car was seen leaving the area, but that's the extent of the vehicle description.
"Police are still investigating and at this point, we have no suspects," said Reid.