Woman assaulted at Bill Moore Park in Courtenay

Female grabbed from behind Thursday morning

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:

• Caucasian

• 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/

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