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A Nanaimo RCMP constable has been found not guilty of assault causing bodily harm. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo Mountie acquitted of assault charge connected to public intoxication arrest

Const. Tim Mason found not guilty of assault causing bodily harm during December 2018 arrest

A Nanaimo RCMP constable has been found not guilty of assault causing bodily harm. (News Bulletin file photo)
Police are asking for any witnesses to come forward after a man was randomly punched in the face by a stranger while walking along Dallas Road on Saturday night. (Black Press Media file photo)

Suspect sought in random weekend assault along Victoria’s Dallas Road

The attacker, a man aged 25 to 30, was walking eastbound with 2 men and 3 women

Police are asking for any witnesses to come forward after a man was randomly punched in the face by a stranger while walking along Dallas Road on Saturday night. (Black Press Media file photo)
A woman walking her dog in James Bay was randomly attacked from behind on Saturday night (April 30). (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police hunt for suspect in random weekend attack on woman in James Bay

Woman walking dog when attacked from behind and thrust face-first into building

A woman walking her dog in James Bay was randomly attacked from behind on Saturday night (April 30). (Black Press Media file photo)
A man was arrested near the corner of Douglas and Courtney streets Thursday morning for assaulting the staff of a restaurant. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria man arrested after restaurant broken into, staff assaulted

Suspect found by police after being removed from the restaurant by staff

A man was arrested near the corner of Douglas and Courtney streets Thursday morning for assaulting the staff of a restaurant. (Black Press Media file photo)
The West Shore RCMP is investigating an assault reported from Colwood on April 2. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: Individuals identified by West Shore RCMP in relation to Colwood assault

Police following up on reported April 2 incident on Wale Road

The West Shore RCMP is investigating an assault reported from Colwood on April 2. (Black Press Media file photo)
RCMP cruiser. (Black Press file photo)

Vancouver Island man sentenced to time served, probation after weapons charges

Sentencing includes five-year ban on possessing firearms

RCMP cruiser. (Black Press file photo)
A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer’s uniform in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. The department is searching for witnesses in a March 31 assault on a visually-impaired man. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Visually-impaired 69-year-old punched in Vancouver crosswalk

Police seeking witnesses in unprovoked March 31 assault

A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer’s uniform in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, on Saturday, January 9, 2021. The department is searching for witnesses in a March 31 assault on a visually-impaired man. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Victoria police are investgating after a man walking with his wife and child, in a stroller, were randomly accosted and assaulted by another man Saturday near Fort and Stadacona streets. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man arrested after random assault on family in Victoria

Man physically assaulted, suspect reportedly tried pushing stroller onto Fort Street

Victoria police are investgating after a man walking with his wife and child, in a stroller, were randomly accosted and assaulted by another man Saturday near Fort and Stadacona streets. (Black Press Media file photo)
Coach Donavin Scott, owner and head instructor of Lake Country Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coaching a family class (Alex Senger/ contributed)

Man uses martial arts training to neutralize a violent car thief in Kelowna

The man trained at Lake Country Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Coach Donavin Scott, owner and head instructor of Lake Country Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coaching a family class (Alex Senger/ contributed)
One woman was arrested after allegedly hitting another woman with a hammer during an altercation at Port Place Shopping Centre in Nanaimo on Tuesday, March 29. (News Bulletin file photo)

Woman arrested after hitting another woman with hammer at Nanaimo mall

Altercation happened at Port Place Shopping Centre on Tuesday, March 29

One woman was arrested after allegedly hitting another woman with a hammer during an altercation at Port Place Shopping Centre in Nanaimo on Tuesday, March 29. (News Bulletin file photo)
Spencer Frey suffered multiple facial injuries in an assault at a house party this past weekend and Nanaimo RCMP are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime. (Photo courtesy Spencer Frey)

Nanaimo student alleges homophobic assault at party, RCMP make arrest

Incident happened off campus in the early-morning hours Sunday, March 27

Spencer Frey suffered multiple facial injuries in an assault at a house party this past weekend and Nanaimo RCMP are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime. (Photo courtesy Spencer Frey)
Police are looking for witnesses and video footage after a man assaulted and may have been attempting to abduct a woman near a park in north Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)

Young woman gets away from attacker near north Nanaimo park

Woman fought off stranger near May Richards Bennett Pioneer Park on Thursday, March 24

Police are looking for witnesses and video footage after a man assaulted and may have been attempting to abduct a woman near a park in north Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)
Kelowna Courthouse. (Phil McLachlan-Capital News/FILE)

Prominent Kelowna anti-lockdown protester faces assault charges

David Lindsay faces two counts of assault related to an incident on August 19

Kelowna Courthouse. (Phil McLachlan-Capital News/FILE)
Ron Beavan is at home recovering from knife wounds sustained in an attack while working as a security guard at the Campbell River Walmart. GoFundMe photo

Manager of security guard stabbed at Campbell River Walmart talks rising violence

‘It’s unfortunate that abuse has become part of the job description’

Ron Beavan is at home recovering from knife wounds sustained in an attack while working as a security guard at the Campbell River Walmart. GoFundMe photo
A Victoria police patrol car. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria man arrested after random assault on woman in her car

Bystanders restrained the man until police arrived

A Victoria police patrol car. (Black Press Media file photo)
Campbell River RCMP responded to a knife attack on Sunday morning. Campbell River RCMP photo

Campbell River RCMP looking for eyewitnesses to Sunday morning knife attack

35-year-old man living on the street received ‘life threatening gash’

Campbell River RCMP responded to a knife attack on Sunday morning. Campbell River RCMP photo
Dustin Aaryn Smith was arrested in the 900-block of Pandora Avenue on Saturday, Oct. 30. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Wanted man arrested in Victoria; faces assault, B&E, robbery charges

Dustin Aaryn Smith, 37 in police custody awaiting bail

Dustin Aaryn Smith was arrested in the 900-block of Pandora Avenue on Saturday, Oct. 30. (Courtesy of VicPD)
Chase RCMP searched to no avail for a suspect in an alleged assault in Chase on Oct. 14. (File photo)

Chase RCMP say they can’t find suspect who allegedly assaulted girl on trail

Police receive report of assault near skate park on Oct. 14 in Shuswap community

Chase RCMP searched to no avail for a suspect in an alleged assault in Chase on Oct. 14. (File photo)
Police hope witnesses will come forward with information after a 39-year-old man was assaulted while walking on Fourth Street in Nanaimo on Monday, Sept. 27. (File photo)

Man ‘swarmed’ and beaten by teenagers in Nanaimo’s Harewood area

Victim injured in assault on Fourth Street early Monday morning, Sept. 27

Police hope witnesses will come forward with information after a 39-year-old man was assaulted while walking on Fourth Street in Nanaimo on Monday, Sept. 27. (File photo)
The victim in an assault at the legislature Monday sustained non life-threatening injuries. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man arrested for assault during protest outside B.C. legislature

Victoria police say victim was doused with a hot liquid

The victim in an assault at the legislature Monday sustained non life-threatening injuries. (Black Press Media file photo)