One of the wigs stolen from a Vancouver shop (Vancouver police handout)

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Man unfit to stand trial in high school stabbing case, 150 wigs stolen meant for sick kids and more

Here’s what you need to know this morning in the Lower Mainland:

1. Klein found unfit for murder trial over Abbotsford school stabbing

The man accused of killing one student and seriously injuring another in a stabbing at an Abbotsford high school is unfit to stand trial, the B.C. Review Board has found. See more >

2. 150 wigs meant for kids with cancer stolen in Vancouver

The wigs, made from real human hair, had been set aside for cancer patients at BC Children’s Hospital. Each wig is valued at $2,500. That’s a estimated value of $375,000. See more >

3. Two suspects under investigation in sturgeon snatching case on the Fraser River

Conservation Officer Don Stahl said he has never seen anything like it in more than 21 years of service as a CO. See more >

4. House arrest sought for ex-B.C. RCMP officer caught in creep catchers sting

Former Surrey RCMP constable Dario Devic, who pleaded guilty to breach of public trust after getting caught up in a Surrey Creep Catcher sting in Whalley in 2016, apologized to his presiding judge. See more >

5. Pot, taxes and Greyhound top issues as B.C. local politicians dig into policy

Hundreds of councillors and mayors have descended on Whistler for the annual convention, to vote on a higher than usual number of resolutions this year as they try to curry favour with voters ahead of October’s local election. See more >

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