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Victoria Police warn used needle found tied to railing near Beacon Hill Park

Last Updated Aug 3, 2020 at 2:09 pm PDT

Victoria Police are warning the public after a used needle was found tied to a staircase railing near Beacon Hill park. (Courtesy Victoria Police)
Summary

Police think a used needle tied to a railing near Victoria's Beacon Hill Park was put there to hurt someone

The needle had a small amount of blood on it when it was discovered around 5 p.m.

VICTORIA (NEWS 1130) — A used needle was found tied to a staircase railing near a popular walking path, and Victoria Police believe it was meant to hurt someone.

The needle was found Sunday night around 5 p.m. with a small amount of blood on it near Beacon Hill Park.


Police are appealing for witnesses, and are bumping up nightly patrols around the park area.

Anyone with information is asked to call the non-emergency line at 250-995-7654 and select option 1 for the report desk. To remain anonymous, call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.