COURTENAY, B.C. – This past weekend, the new rainbow crosswalk was unveiled in downtown Courtenay. Prior to the unveiling, the crosswalk was vandalized.

On June 1st, black streaks were spotted across the crossing. Fortunately, the crosswalk was cleaned up before Saturday’s Elevate the Intersection event.

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The Comox Valley RCMP has been made aware of the incident of vandalism.

According to Constable Monika Terragni, thanks to witnesses in the area, a suspect vehicle has been identified and the RCMP is investigating the matter.

The MyComoxValleyNow.com newsroom has reached out to the Comox Valley RCMP for further comment.

-With files from James Wood