On May 23, the Comox Valley RCMP received a report that a woman had been assaulted at a park on the 2300-block of Kilpatrick Avenue in Courtenay.
The 21-year-old woman reported that at approximately 7:45 a.m. she was walking through Bill Moore Park when a man approached her from behind and grabbed her arm. The woman turned around and kicked the man who fell down before she fled.
The man is described as:
• Approximately five-foot-nine with a thin build
• Approximately 40 years old
• Disheveled appearance
• Curly brown hair, possibly longer at the back
• Wearing a faded red running jacket with a horizontal reflective stripe on the back
• Wearing black jeans, ripped at the knees
If you have any information, please call the Comox Valley RCMP at (250) 338-1321 and refer to file 2019-7518. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at http://comoxvalleycrimestoppers.bc.ca/