Man assaulted in Courtenay hotel

Comox Valley RCMP responded to a home invasion at the River Heights Motel

  • Jun. 30, 2016 5:00 p.m.

On June 24  at 4:10 a.m., the Comox Valley RCMP responded to a home invasion at the River Heights Motel located at 1820 Cliffe Ave. in Courtenay.

The victim reported that two males wearing ski masks and brandishing a crow bar and metal pipe, forced their way into the motel room. The victim was assaulted, receiving serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The males fled with some of the victim’s belongings. This incident is believed to be drug-related and the victim was targeted.

The Comox Valley RCMP are looking for the public’s assistance identifying those responsible for this assault. If you have any information, please contact the RCMP at 250-338-1321 or if you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

 

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