Comox Valley RCMP seek witnesses to attempted sexual assault

Attack occurred in Courtenay, near corner of Centennial Drive and Back Road

  • Apr. 7, 2016 3:00 p.m.

During the early morning hours of April 7, the Comox Valley RCMP were called to an attempted sexual assault, that occurred at approximately 2 a.m., in Courtenay.  The victim was walking near the corner of Centennial Drive and Back Road when a male suspect grabbed her, knocking her to the ground. The victim fought back, causing the suspect to run away.

The suspect is described as Caucasian, 5’10” tall, slight build, pale skin, goatee, bad teeth and breath with dark scruffy hair. He was reported to have been wearing jeans and a black or dark grey hoodie.

If you have any information regarding this assault, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 or Comox Valley Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)


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