Victoria police are looking for a suspect after a daylight attempted robbery in downtown Victoria.
A woman walking in the 2000-block of Douglas Street at approximately 4:45 p.m. on April 19, reported she was approached by an unknown man. The next thing she remembers is laying on the ground while the man attempted to steal her purse, according to a statement from the Victoria Police Department. The woman screamed and the man fled on foot.
She suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
Police are asking for the public’s help to locate the suspect. He is described as a 30 to 50-year-old Caucasian man, 5’8” with a slim build and dark brown and grey hair. He was wearing a hooded sweater and jeans.
Anyone with information can contact VicPD at 250-995-7654, ext. 1, or report anonymously to Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
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