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Woman who bear-sprayed man in Courtenay sought

Comox Valley RCMP are asking the public to help identify a woman who bear-sprayed a man at 17th Street and Fitzgerald Avenue in Courtenay last month.

Shortly before 10 p.m. on June 24, a man was posting garage sale signs by himself when he was approached a woman on a scooter. He was then chased and bumped by the scooter before being sprayed with bear spray.

RCMP note the woman is unknown to the victim and is described as 42 or 43 years old, five feet, two inches tall and weighing between 110 to 115 pounds with shoulder-length blonde hair which was tied up with sunglasses wedged on top.

The woman also had some acne, dark eyes and symmetrical facial features.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

— Comox Valley RCMP

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