Vancouverites Got Chased By A Guy With A Chainsaw & Police Aren't Sure They Caught Him
They didn't find any chainsaw.
Police say they responded to reports of a, and even though they made an arrest — they didn't find a chainsaw on the suspect.
VPD said that shortly before 6 p.m. on Monday, September 28, they heard that someone was chasing and threatening people with a chainsaw and then they went into Strathcona Park.
Witnesses could not say for certain that the man police had in custody was the suspect,
Constable Tania Visintin
Officers managed to locate a possible suspect.
Except, he didn't have anyon him and his clothes were not what witnesses had described him to be in.
Actually, witnesses weren't sure if it was the same guy at all.
Because there was no evidence, police let them go.
No one was injured at all and VPD say that their file is ongoing.
Right now, there's an encampment in Strathcona Park and many people experiencing homelessness are staying there — it has created tension between them and local residents and even thehas noticed.