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SAMPLE NARRATIVES for CITIZEN ONLINE POLICE REPORTS

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BREAK & ENTER TO DETACHED GARAGE OR SHED INCIDENT:

I live at 123 Street (ADDRESS). On Dec 7th 2016 (DATE) at about 05:00pm (TIME) I went to get a shovel out of my garage and noticed the walk through door was open (HOW SUSPECT GAINED ENTRY). The door looked like it was kicked open, splitting the wooden frame (DESCRIBE DAMAGE, IF ANY). I noticed my red mountain bike (DESCRIBE WHAT WAS STOLEN) was gone. The serial number of my bike is #123456789 (PROVIDE IDENTIFYING MARKS or SERIAL NUMBER). I saw an unknown male with dark hair and black jacket riding away on my mountain bike when I came out of my house. I don't know who that may be.

DAMAGE TO PROPERTY - GRAFFITI INCIDENT:

I live at 789 Street (ADDRESS). On Dec 7th 2016 (DATE) at about 07:00pm (TIME) I went to my garage and noticed that someone spray-painted my large rear garage door. The spray paint stated (DESCRIBE GRAFFITI) "JETS SUCK". I have no suspects. I have included a photo of the graffiti image.

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE INCIDENT:

On Dec 7th 2016 (DATE) at about 7:00pm (TIME), I parked my vehicle Manitoba License plate: ABC123 on the front street of 123 Street (ADDRESS). The next day, on Dec 8th (DATE) at about 9:00am (TIME) I noticed my back window on the passenger side (DESCRIBE DAMAGE) was smashed. Nothing else was stolen from the vehicle. I have no suspects in this incident.

THEFT INCIDENT:

On Nov 7th 2016 (DATE) at about 7:00 am (TIME) I parked my vehicle Manitoba license: CBA123 at the rear of 155 Street (ADDRESS). When I returned to my vehicle at about 09:00am (TIME) and noticed my driver side window (DESCRIBE DAMAGE) was smashed. My black Nike gym bag (DESCRIBE WHAT WAS STOLEN) was stolen from the back seat of my car. I had my black Nike size 8 runners (DESRIBE ARTICLES THAT WERE STOLEN) and my black wallet was in my gym bag that was also stolen. I had my Manitoba Driver's license and Birth Certificate in my wallet. The total value of items stolen was about $150.00 (VALUE OF STOLEN ITEMS). I have no suspects.

TRAFFIC INCIDENT:

On Dec 7th 2016 (DATE) at about 7:00 pm (TIME) I was driving my vehicle southbound on Main St and I was stopped at a red light at Broadway. I observed a Red Chevy Cruze with Manitoba License plate: LMN456 (DESCRIBE SUSPECT VEHICLE) going Eastbound on Broadway swerving in and out of lanes and hitting the median curb as the vehicle approached Main St. The vehicle then turned Northbound on Main St. and drove through the red light (DESCRIBE THE OFFENCE). The driver of the vehicle was a female in her early twenties, with brown short hair (DESCRIBE DRIVER).

Last Update: December 22, 2016

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