Police are searching for a suspect after a report of an assault on the Rotary Trail in Courtenay.
Comox Valley RCMP said on June 3 at approximately 2 p.m., a woman was walking along the trail with her daughter when she became upset about a man on a dirt bike going too fast on the trail. The woman told police she yelled at the man. He then allegedly drove into her and hit her leg before he punched her, kicked her and then threw her phone.
The woman went home and called police.
The suspect is described by police as a Caucasian man with blond hair and blue eyes. He is approximately 5’7″ tall and has a medium build. He was wearing a white and black helmet with a black hoodie. Police said he was riding a red and black Honda dirt bike.
“There was another man who was with the suspect,” Const. Monika Terragni, media relations officer for the Comox Valley RCMP said in a release.
“We are hoping to hear from this man or any witnesses who saw the man in the area.”
Anyone with information is asked to call Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 and refer to file 2018-7385. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report online at http://comoxvalleycrimestoppers.bc.ca/.