Nanaimo RCMP hope the public can help identify a man who could have information that might further an investigation into a February groping incident. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo RCMP hope the public can help identify a man who could have information that might further an investigation into a February groping incident. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo RCMP hope to identify person of interest in groping incident

Woman groped in Woodgrove Centre parking lot Feb. 20

Nanaimo RCMP hope the public can help identify a person of interest in an investigation into a report of a woman who was groped in the Woodgrove Centre parking lot.

According to an RCMP press release, the incident happened at about 4:45 p.m., Feb. 20. Investigators recently obtained a still photo of a person of interest who may have information that can further the investigation.

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The man is believed to be either Indigenous or Hispanic, 25-30 years old and approximately 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-10.

In the photo he is wearing camouflage pants, dark shoes and a dark-coloured hoodie with a North Face logo on the front. He was also wearing a camouflage-pattern face mask.

Anyone with information about the identity of this person is asked to call the Nanaimo RCMP non-emergency line at 250-754-2345, and quote file No. 2021-6304.



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