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Motive unknown for Richmond's mysterious McDonald's blitz: RCMP

The multiple unsolicited orders, delivered to a Richmond street, were all placed under different names
Unsolicited McDonald’s deliveries had mysteriously appeared on the doorsteps of at least eight houses on a Richmond street on Tuesday night. George Wu photo

Vikki Hui

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The mysterious blitz of unsolicited McDonald’s orders that descended upon a Richmond neighbourhood earlier this week were placed under different names, according to police.

Residents on Schaefer Avenue, near Gilbert and Francis roads, were spooked to find unsolicited McDonald’s deliveries at the doorsteps of all even-numbered houses on the street on Tuesday, June 28.

After an investigation, Richmond RCMP concluded all orders were placed through a food delivery service app at around 7:44 p.m. earlier that night.

“The motive behind these deliveries remains unknown,” said Cpl. Adriana O’Malley, Richmond RCMP spokesperson.

O’Malley added that police have not identified unsolicited deliveries as a prelude to break-and-enters.

No further reports about simultaneous and unsolicited food deliveries have been made to Richmond RCMP as of yesterday, and the public is asked to report any suspicious circumstances to police.

A resident of Schaefer Avenue told the News earlier this week that….