(VicPD)

UPDATE: A woman wanted for randomly assaulting a man in downtown Victoria has been identified and arrested, according to VicPD.

The incident happened yesterday on Blanshard Street when the suspect kicked a man to the ground, causing the hot tea the man was holding at the time to spill over him, causing significant burns. 

The woman then fled the scene.

Original:

VicPD are looking to identify a suspect after she randomly assaulted a man in downtown Victoria Tuesday morning.

At approximately 8 a.m. on April 19th, a man was approached by an unknown woman as he walked northbound on Blanshard Street, across the crosswalk at Fort Street. 

The woman kicked the man to the ground, causing the hot tea the man was holding at the time to spill over him, causing significant burns. 

The suspect, who is described as an adult, Caucasian woman with a thin build, left the scene. 

At the time of the incident she was wearing a grey hooded sweater with the hood up, a green sweatshirt, green sweatpants, sneakers with a yellow marking and a black backpack. 

The victim was taken to hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries related to the burns. 

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or has information regarding this incident who has not yet spoken with officers is asked to call the VicPD non-emergency line at (250) 995-7654.

To report what you know anonymously, call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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