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A suspect remains at large after he attempted to ram three people with his vehicle on Dallas Road early Sunday morning.

According to VicPD, a woman and her two friends were walking along Dallas Road near Linden Avenue at around 4 a.m. when a man attempted to hit them with his vehicle.

The man then exited his vehicle and attempted to assault one of the individuals with a weapon, narrowly missing the person.

The suspect then fled the scene in his vehicle.

About an hour later, at about 5 a.m., a West Shore RCMP officer spotted the suspect’s vehicle in the Colwood area, near Royal Roads University, which sparked a large search of the area.

However, despite the large police presence, which included the Integrated Police Dog Service, the suspect managed to evade capture and remains at large.

The suspect is known to police and investigators believe this to be an isolated incident, as the suspect and one of the victims were known to each other.

Anyone with information is asked to call VicPD at (250) 995-7654. To report what you know anonymously, call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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