Witnesses to bullying incident sought

  • Mar. 14, 2016 1:00 p.m.

The Comox Valley RCMP is looking for witnesses after several bullies allegedly caused an 11-year-old male cyclist to crash his bicycle on Monday, March 7 at approximately 5 p.m.

The victim was riding his bike at Hobson Park, near 10th Street east and Hobson Avenue.

A group of unknown males called the cyclist a name and tossed a rock towards the bike. The rock hit the front tire of the bike, causing the rider to crash.

As a result of the crash, the youth suffered an injury and was taken to a local hospital. He was subsequently transferred to a larger hospital for overnight observation.

Several informative websites are available to assist in educating youth and parents about bullying, including:

• http://bit.ly/1yYGt6t

• http://www.erasebullying.ca/

• http://www.stopabully.ca/

One suspect was described as wearing a black hoody with white writing down the back.

If you were in this area, and witnessed this incident, or saw these males, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 or Comox Valley Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and cite file 2016-2522.

 

 

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