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Courtenay taxi tussle leads to broken jaw

RCMP seeking witnesses to assault downtown

  • Jul. 7, 2016 1:00 p.m.

An argument regarding a taxi in downtown Courtenay in the early hours of Sunday, July 3,  ended with a man sustaining a broken jaw and the RCMP seeking witnesses.

Comox Valley RCMP were called out to an altercation in front of a business located on the 200 block of Eighth Street, Courtenay.

According to police, two males were in a verbal argument with two other males regarding a taxi. Once the verbal confrontation was over, the first two males walked away. As they were walking away, a punch was thrown by another male. The victim, who received the punch, sustained a broken jaw, several stitches and a concussion. He was transported via ambulance to a local hospital for treatment.

The Comox Valley RCMP is looking for any witnesses that were in the area at the time of this assault. Please contact Const. Lauriault at 250-338-1321, or attend the Comox Valley RCMP detachment, located at 800 Ryan Rd, and cite file number 2016-7942.

 

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