West Shore RCMP announced that they have identified a person of interest in a sexual assault investigation that began in early September.
On Tuesday, September 6th a sexual assault in View Royal Park was reported to police.
A young female who is 14 to 16-years-old was alone in a park between midnight and 2 a.m. when she was approached by an unknown male suspect who assaulted her.
Police had a suspect in mind that, in September, they were trying to identify and they asked the public for help in their search.
At the time, police said the victim sustained injuries but was expected to recover.
West Shore RCMP are seeking suspect in View Royal Park sexual assault
On November 21st, West Shore RCMP released a second request for the public’s help surrounding this assault, trying to identify a person of interest that officers believed to have information.
“Numerous tips were received from the public and police were able to identify the person of interest,” said Cpl. Nancy Saggar West Shore RCMP Media Relations Officer.
“Our investigation into the sexual assault is ongoing.”
Anyone with further information regarding this case should contact West Shore RCMP at (250) 474-2264.