VicPD have released camera footage of a suspect sought for vandalizing a building in downtown Victoria earlier this month.

Police release the video with hopes the public can help identify vandalism suspect, and a group of people he was with after they were were caught on video vandalizing multiple store fronts in the early morning hours of Saturday, December 11th.

“Officers were contacted after multiple people discovered damage to buildings at 845 and 848 Yates Street,” said VicPD in a media release.

“Upon reviewing surveillance footage, those reporting the incident noted that the incident had been captured on surveillance video.”

Video released by VicPD shows the suspect approach the buildings on Yates Street at approximately 3:30 a.m., and spray paint in two different locations.

The suspect is accompanied by at least one other individual who watches him commit the mischief. They both then enter the building at 848 Yates Street alongside another group of people.

The vandalism suspect is described as a Caucasian man, between 20 and 30 years-old, approximately 510″ tall, with a medium build. He has brown wavy hair. At the time of the incident, He was wearing a black ball cap with a red emblem, a white shirt with a design on the front overtop a dark long-sleeve shirt, beige pants, red and white shoes and is carrying a black shoulder bag.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect, the people with him, or have information about this incident, are asked to call VicPD (250) 995-7654. To report what you know anonymously, call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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