UPDATE: VicPD identify suspect in assault, mischief

UPDATE: VicPD identify suspect in assault, mischief

Victoria Police have identified the suspect of an assault in downtown Victoria.

The suspect was identified after a photo taken by an assaulted business owner was released Thursday, according to police.

Officers were called by the business owner after a man had damaged a sign outside his business in the 2500-block of Government Street on Aug. 18, according to police. They say the man threw an object at the business owner, narrowly missing him, after the business owner asked the man to stop.

No one was injured during the incident, according to police.

Victoria police are asking if anyone has information about the incident to call the non-emergency line at 250-995-7654 or call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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