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Victoria Police are searching for witnesses to an assault in March that left two women suffering from serious, non-life threatening injuries.

On March 26th, at approximately 2:45 a.m. two women in their 60s were assaulted by an unknown man while waiting for a taxi in the area of Broad and Johnson Streets.

According to Cst. Matt Rutherford, the victims are still recovering from their injuries.

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The suspect, described as an Indigenous man in his early 20s, fled the scene before police arrived.

At the time of the incident, he was wearing a T-shirt with a graphic, black windbreaker, dark blue jeans and a dark baseball cap with a flat brim.

In particular, police are looking for a man named “Royce” who they believe sang a duet with the suspect at Paparazzi nightclub on the night of the assault.

“Royce” is described as an older man with grey hair and a beard, and is believed to be associated to somebody in a wheelchair. It has also been determined that the suspect used the name of “CJX” when he was at Paparazzi.

A motive for the assault has not yet been determined.

If you have any information about this incident contact VicPD’s non-emergency line at (250) 995-7654. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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