Police seeking witnesses after man was exposing himself on the corner of Yates and Blanshard streets

Victoria Police are asking for witnesses to come forward after taking a man into custody last Friday, following reports of an indecent exposure in downtown Victoria.

Police were called to the 700-block of Yates Street just before 4 p.m. on Friday, August 7th after reports came in of a man standing on the corner of Yates and Blanshard streets exposing himself to both vehicle traffic and passersby.

The caller provided a description of the man. When officers arrived and discovered a suspect in the area nearby he was taken into custody.

Based on the location of the incident and time of day at which it took place, investigators believe that others likely witnessed the suspect’s actions. Officers are asking for those who witnessed the incident to them.

If you witnessed this incident or have information about it, you are asked to call the VicPD Non-Emergency line at (250) 995-7654.

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