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Woman grabbed in Victoria park after rejecting man’s advances


VicPD are investigating an incident where a woman was grabbed by a man in Pioneer Park last Thursday.

The incident occurred at around 6 p.m. on Thursday November 3rd. The woman was in Pioneer Park when she was approached by a man she did not know.

He then asked her if she would like to get something to eat with him. After declining his offer, the man grabbed her as she was walking away, and told her to come with him.

Police said the woman was able to pull away from the man and seek safety. She was not physically harmed.

The suspect is described as Caucasian, 50 to 60 years old, standing 5’10” tall, with a grey beard and grey hair. He was wearing a blue rain jacket at the time.

Police are asking anyone who was near Pioneer Park in the 900-block of Quadra Street, between 6-6:15 p.m. on November 3rd to contact them at 250-995-7654, or to report it anonymously, call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Victoria Buzz Staff
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