The Ottawa Police Service is looking to identify three suspects who broke two statues in Chinatown on Oct. 8.
Police say three suspects damaged two statues in the 700 block of Somerset Street W between the hours of 10 and 11 p.m. The suspects allegedly kicked both statues and caused them to break.
The Chinatown BIA posted surveillance video on social media showing individuals pushing and kicking down two yellow deer statues. The video was timestamped at 10:25 p.m.
The suspects then left the area on foot.
Chinatown BIA executive director Yukang Li said in October that this kind of vandalism has been an ongoing problem.
“My heart was broken when I first saw it. This is a repeated vandalism that has been happening in Chinatown,” said Li.
“The whole project was completed in March and since then we have been seeing damages to these selfie-stations which was not easy to bring into Chinatown.”
Suspect one is described as a dark-skinned male with medium-sized …