Trip wires found in multiple locations in Victoria, B.C., police say – CBC News

VicPD asks members of the public to be aware of their surroundings while walking or biking

Adam van der Zwan · CBC News · Posted: Aug 28, 2020 5:55 PM PT

Police say fishing line strung up in public spaces is difficult to spot and poses an extreme safety hazard. (Victoria Police Department)

Victoria police are asking the public to be mindful of their surroundings while walking or cycling in the Vic West and Burnside areas of the city, after trip wire was discovered in multiple locations over the past week. 

On Aug. 20, police discovered semi-transparent fishing line set across a staircase in Cecilia Ravine Park near the Galloping Goose trail, hanging about a foot from the ground. Last Wednesday, police received another report of fishing line set two inches off the ground deliberately tied across a dock ramp at Regatta Landing.

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