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Random rock attack in Victoria leaves woman with significant facial injuries


VicPD are searching for suspects after a rock was thrown through a window, injuring a woman inside the home.

The incident occurred on Tuesday, October 25th, at approximately 9 p.m., in the 1900-block of Chambers Street.

Police said a woman was sitting in the living room of her residence when two rocks were thrown through her window.

One of the rocks struck her in the face resulting in significant, but non-life threatening injuries.

The other rock hit her laptop. According to police, the damage to the window and laptop is estimated to be over $5,000.

“The woman’s injuries require extensive medical treatment,” said VicPD in a statement.

A suspect was seen running from the scene to a waiting vehicle, which then fled the area.

The suspect is described as a man standing between 5’10” and 6’ tall, with a medium build.

At the time, the suspect was wearing a grey or white hoodie. The vehicle is described as small silver Honda hatchback.

“The investigation to date indicates that this incident is a random attack,” said VicPD.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about this incident, or surveillance footage such as dashcam or doorbell cam video from the area to call VicPD at (250) 995-7654.

Victoria Buzz Staff
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