(Screencap from video by West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP are warning residents to make sure their vehicle doors are securely locked and valuables are kept out of sight, after a video was sent to them last week.

A View Royal resident provided RCMP with surveillance footage on June 28th, showing a woman trying to open two car doors.

See also: Sidney RCMP ask drivers to lock car doors after surge in vehicle theft

In the video, the suspect can be seen walking in between two parked vehicles in the complainant’s driveway and trying to open both doors.

Fortunately, the vehicles were locked and the suspect walked away empty-handed.

Check out the video:

“We get regular complaints regarding theft from vehicles all over the West Shore. Please keep your doors locked,” says Cst. Nancy Saggar.

“We suggest incorporating a nightly routine in your home. Before you head off to bed, make sure your vehicle doors are locked and bring your valuables inside.”

Anyone who knows the woman shown in the video is asked to contact West Shore RCMP at at 250-474-2264 or report anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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