Man injured after fall in Brandywine Falls Provincial Park 

Police Briefs: Truck stolen from Cheakamus Crossing parkade; car keys, tires slashed in separate incident

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A 21-year-old man from Burnaby was injured after he fell approximately 30 metres while hiking in am area closed to the public at Brandywine Falls Provincial Park on Saturday, May 18, said Whistler RCMP.

According to a release, the man was hiking near the base of the falls when he began to climb up towards the first observation deck. During the climb, he lost his footing and fell approximately 30 metres, or 100 feet, to the rocks below. Whistler RCMP was called to the scene at approximately 1:40 p.m.

"The male suffered substantial injuries, not believed to be life threatening, and required (Search and Rescue) helicopter extraction," read the release.

Whistler Search and Rescue (WSAR), Blackcomb Helicopters, BC Ambulance, BC Parks and Whistler RCMP closed the park for approximately two hours on the busy holiday weekend in order for WSAR to safely extricate the injured male and his caregivers, via a long line, to the Brandywine parking lot, where an ambulance was waiting to transport him to hospital.

Pickup truck stolen from underground parkade in Cheakamus

A black Toyota Tacoma pickup truck was stolen from an underground parkade in Cheakamus Crossing over the weekend.

At approximately 10:15 p.m. on Monday, May 20, police were notified that the vehicle, a 2017 model with a BC licence plate of LA6848, was missing from the 1300 block of Cloudburst Drive.

According to the release, the vehicle was stolen sometime between the hours of 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 19 and 8:30 p.m. on Monday, May 20.

If you see the vehicle, police are reminding you not to approach it or any of the occupants and to call 911, Whistler RCMP at 604 932-3044 or Crimestoppers.

Police looking for information after car keyed, tires slashed

Whistler RCMP is investigating after receiving a report of a vehicle that had its hood "keyed" and two tires slashed last week.

At roughly 7:30 a.m., police were notified of the damage to a 2015 Hyundai Sonata. Police believe the damage occurred while the vehicle was parked in the 1400 block of Alta Lake Road between the hours of 4 p.m. on Friday, May 17 and 6 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, said a release.

Whistler police have yet to locate any video evidence or potential witnesses to the incident. If you have any information about this event, police ask that you contact the Whistler RCMP at 604 932-3044 or Crimestoppers.

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