Meat in shoes confirmed as non-human

Pork and chicken flesh stuffed into shoes, cast adrift, police still investigating

Oak Bay Police Department received five separate calls regarding shoes containing bones or meat washing up on shore last week.

The contents were examined and in all of the cases, the meat was found to not be human, but pork and chicken.

Police continue to investigate the appearance of the shoes and consider the actions public mischief.

Anyone with information on the source of the shoes is asked to contact Oak Bay police at 250-592-2424 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).