(Victoria Buzz)

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.

More to come.

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