Campbell River Tim Hortons customer yells vulgarities, physically confronts staff

Witnesses, cell phone video of incident sought by police

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The Campbell River RCMP are investigating an altercation that occurred at 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, March 18 at the Tim Hortons on Merecroft Road.

The suspect was attempting to purchase items and got into a verbal argument with an employee, started yelling and banging on the plexiglass partition knocking items over. When confronted by another staff member, the suspect uttered insensitive vulgarities at the employee and after which a physical altercation ensued and the suspect left the area.

Police have spoken with witnesses that stepped forward to identify themselves, and are looking for anyone else that may have seen the incident and any possible cell phone footage of the confrontation. The investigation into identifying the suspect continues.

Descriptors for the suspect are: Caucasian, male, blonde or reddish blonde eyebrows and hair, prominent nose, approximately five-foot-10, medium build, wearing a black hat, black hoodie, dark or black pants, carrying a backpack.

If you have any information in regards to this assault please contact the Campbell River RCMP at 250-286-6221.

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