Police investigate sexual assault
2022-09-07 14:38 PDT
File # 2022-15243
The West Shore RCMP is currently investigating a report of a sexual assault that took place on September 6th at View Royal Park located at 60 Pheasant Lane, View Royal.
The sexual assault took place sometime between the hours of midnight and 2:00 a.m. Police learned a young female between the ages of 14-16 years old was alone in the park and was approached by a male suspect who proceeded to sexually assault her. The victim did sustain minor physical injuries and will recover.
Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the male suspect.
- Caucasian male in his early 20’s;
- approximately 6 feet tall;
- slim build, appeared to be underweight;
- facial stubble;
- possible dirty blonde hair;
- carrying a blue Gatorade bottle;
- wearing a blue zip up hoody and dark colored sweat pants with white shoes.
This investigation is in its preliminary stages. Police have received no similar reports and this appears to be an isolated crime. We would like to remind the public to take precautions when traveling alone at night. It is a good idea to travel in a group, or let a friend or loved one know where you are going to be and what time to expect you home, said Cpl. Nancy Saggar, Media Relations Officer West Shore RCMP.
If you were in the area at the time and may be a witness to this crime please call the West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264.
Cpl. Nancy SaggarMedia Relations Officer
West Shore RCMP
698 Atkins Avenue, Victoria, BC V9B 3A4
Website: westshore.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (English only)
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