New Hazelton RCMP has seen a spike in break-ins over the last two weeks.

Hazelton, New Hazelton, Two Mile, and Gitanmaax have had a “substantial increase” in vehicle and property break and enters. Many times, these doors were unlocked.

Police ask residents to keep valuables out of sight and always lock their doors.

Police also found an aluminum boat abandoned on the Skeena River Tuesday, October 13th.

RCMP will hold it for 90 days while waiting for its owner to pick it up.

If this is your boat or you have any information about it, police ask that you contact them.