Investigation underway after someone was punched ‘without provocation’: VicPD

Investigation underway after someone was punched 'without provocation': VicPD
Nicholas Pescod

Victoria Police is investigating after a man approached another person and punched them in the face without provocation.

On Nov. 22 around 11 p.m., a person was walking near the intersection of Kings Road and Fifth Street. A man then approached the person and “without provocation, punched them in the face.”

The person suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries and was treated in the hospital. It was reported to VicPD the next day.

The suspect is described as a dark-skinned man in his 20s, approximately six feet tall with a slim build, wearing a green hoodie and black track pants.

Anyone who witnessed the assault, has CCTV or doorbell footage that captured the incident or the suspect is asked to call (250) 995-7654 extension 1 or report anonymously through the Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or submit a tip online at Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers.


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