Runaway vehicle hits Leo’s Pizza deck

No one was hurt, but about $2,500 damage was sustained when a vehicle hit the patio at Leo’s Pizza on Kootenay Street on Friday.

No one was hurt, but about $2,500 damage was sustained when a vehicle hit the patio at Leo’s Pizza on Kootenay Street on Friday.

Nelson police say a city resident parked her vehicle in the 400 block, and after she left it began to roll.

After striking the deck, in continued into the alley where it stopped. Both the vehicle and the deck were damaged.

Suspect threatens residents with knife

Nelson police haven’t been able to find a woman who allegedly threatened two people with a knife.

They say on Friday, the woman entered a home on Victoria Street, smashed a bottle, and produced the knife. She was apparently unknown to them.

One of the occupants called police, who arrived within minutes, but couldn’t find the suspect, who had fled.

Neither victim was hurt. They refused to provide statements.

Lawn mower thief strikes

RCMP say thieves took a freezer, wet/dry vacuum and a lawn mower in a break and enter from a home in the 3000 block of Blewett Road sometimes between August 8 and 12.

They’re asking for tips.