An RCMP officer talks to a man in front of Wrights Beach Camp and RV park this morning. (Mark Brett - Western News)

Police on scene at Skaha Lake

RCMP were at a what is believed to be a crime scene near Skaha Beach Sunday

UPDATE: 2:40 p.m.

There are unconfirmed reports now that a police matter Sunday morning in the areas of Skaha Beach and Wright’s Beach Camp and RV Park may have involved a hit and run vehicle.

Sources told the Western News a truck was involved in the Skaha Beach region and it was later found in the vicinity of the campground where several police vehicles were seen parked just after 5 a.m.

The information has not been confirmed by RCMP who have not responded to requests for information.

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RCMP officers investigated an area near Wright’s Beach Camp and RV Park on Skaha Lake Sunday morning.

Three police vehicles were parked in front of the entrance to the park at 5:30 a.m. and sirens were heard about an hour earlier, believed to be arriving at that location.

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There were reports on social media that a woman heard a vehicle “squeal off and a man started yelling for help” in the early morning.

A portion of the Skaha Lake Park walking path was closed near the area with yellow police tape sectioning it off. However, the beach itself was reportedly still open to the public.

Police were unavailable for comment at this time.

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