The Parksville-Qualicum Beach SPCA branch is currently closed and was without power following a break-in early Friday morning. Oceanside RCMP said the break-in happened sometime after midnight and the security company in charge of the building reported the incident. According to police, the suspect or suspects gained access by breaking the window of the side door. Desks were also rifled through during the break-in. The thieves stole two laptops and a box of hypodermic needles.This is the second break-in at an SPCA branch on the Vancouver Island within the last two months. On Dec. 30, hundreds of dollars were stolen from a safe during a break-in at the Alberni-Clayoquot branch in Port Alberni.
We are upset and frustrated to announce that we were broken into last night. All our animals are OK, very scared but… Posted by BC SPCA Parksville-Qualicum Beach & District Branch on Friday, January 18, 2019