Costco Saanich Peninsula
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A simple parking lot dispute turned ugly when a woman pulled out a machete from her vehicle and flourished it in a threatening manner.

On Sunday, April 28th, a woman was attempting to park in a stall at Costco when, according to her, she was cut off abruptly by another woman who took her stall.

The two then began arguing about the stall, after which the suspect allegedly pulled out a machete from her vehicle and brandished it at the complainant in a threatening manner.

At this time, the accuser stepped away and called police.

“We have since identified the suspect but have not yet located her. We are asking the suspect to come forward and present herself to police,” said Cst. Saggar of West Shore RCMP.

“We know who you are, you know who you are, please turn yourself in. We would like to provide you with an opportunity to tell us what happened.”

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident is also asked to contact West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264 or report anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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