One man is in custody following an alleged sexual assault on the Galloping Goose trail Monday night.
The incident occurred just before 9 p.m. near Harbour Road and Tyee Road.
According to scanner reports, the suspect fled the area and was later captured by a VicPD canine, while he was hiding underneath a vehicle at a car dealership on Burnside Road East.
Following the arrest, the suspect was reportedly transported to hospital with dog bite wounds.
Victoria Police confirmed they are investigating the report of a sexual assault and one person has been arrested.
The area where the assault occurred is currently contained as VicPD investigate, and police ask people to avoid the area.
Officers, including @VicPDK9 have responded to a report of a sexual assault on the Galloping Goose near Harbour Road & Tyee. A suspect has been arrested. Officers have contained the area as we investigate. Please avoid the area. #yyj
— Victoria Police (@vicpdcanada) September 15, 2020
More to come.