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Nail trap discovered on Richmond school field

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DH Vancouver Staff Feb 10, 2015 12:31 pm

A trap made of nails was found embedded in the grass on a Richmond secondary school’s playing field on Sunday, February 8.

Richmond RCMP are investigating the dangerous discovery after a student came across the trap at London Secondary on Sunday afternoon. The trap was placed under some grass with nails protruding upwards, able to seriously injure anyone who might step on the device.

Police believe the trap is a serious concern for the safety of people and pets who frequent the field. They are working with the Richmond school district to ensure any other devices are located without incident.

The area has since been cleared of any more traps, but police are warning the public about what to do if they discover a similar device. “If you come across any similar traps in any schools or parks, please contact police. Do not remove or disturb the trap,” says Corp. Dennis Hwang, of Richmond RCMP.

There are currently no leads or known motive according to police, but Richmond RCMP are hoping anyone with information will come forward by contacting Const. Thomas Boyce at 604-278-1212.

Featured Image: BC Emergency Services Photography

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