Comox Valley RCMP seeking witnesses of attempted sexual assault

  • Oct. 18, 2018 2:00 p.m.

Comox Valley RCMP cruiser

The Comox Valley RCMP is looking for witnesses after an attempted sexual assault at Simms Millenium Park in Courtenay on Oct. 12, 2018 at approximately 5:45 p.m.

A woman reported that she was exiting the bathroom at Simms Park when someone pushed her and tried to remove her pants.

Investigators believe that an unidentified female may have interrupted the assault and would like to speak with this person or anyone else who was in the area at the time last Friday.

The woman believes the suspect is a man. He was wearing a black hoodie, yellow socks, and white running shoes.

This investigation is being led by the Comox Valley RCMP Major Crime Unit. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 and refer to file 2018-14574.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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