UPDATE: In a Thursday update, RCMP say they’re pleased to announce that, thanks to help from the public, a suspect has been identified in this incident, and police are investigating further.

“Police believe this to be an isolated incident and that there is no further danger to the public,” Sidney/North Saanich RCMP said.

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Sidney/North Saanich have released photos of a man they say is alleged to have inappropriately touched two underage girls at a restaurant in Central Saanich last weekend.

The incident happened at the McDonald’s in the 2400-block of Mt. Newton Cross Road on the afternoon of June 13th.

The surveillance photos from the restaurant were released to the media in hope’s the public can help identify the man.

It is alleged the man spoke with the two girls briefly before he inappropriately touched them.

He then left the area in a grey Dodge Ram Pickup truck which had damage to the right-side chrome running boards.

The man is described as a Caucasian man with a thin build and short light hair. He was described as being about 40 years of age.

At the time of the incident, he was wearing a faded green baseball cap, eyeglasses, a black long-sleeved shirt, blue jeans, and blue Nike running shoes.

Police are requesting that anyone with information which could help identify this man please call the Sidney/North Saanich RCMP at 250-656-3931.

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