Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Nanaimo RCMP Reports For Aug. 22/16

Two car crash at Cedar Rd and Highway 1 
Investigators are on scene of a two car collision that occurred at approximately 12:45 pm at the intersection of Cedar Road and Highway 1. Several individuals in the vehicles have been injured.
The collision forced the closure of all south bound traffic along Highway 1 and the left hand turning lane from the Island Highway onto Highway 1. Additionally, southbound traffic at the Fifth St intersection on the Island Highway was re-directed east bound onto Fifth St. 

19 Year Old Female Groped On Nicol Street

Early Sunday morning a 19 year old female was grabbed from behind then groped by an unknown male. The incident occurred at approximately 5 am on Sunday August 21st in the vicinity of the Days Inn located at 809 Nicol St.

The female told police she was walking to work and was listening to music with her earbuds in. As she passed the Days Inn she heard a noise behind her from some nearby bushes. Before she could turn, a male appeared, grabbed her then fondled her. She fought back, broke free of his grasp and ran in the opposite direction. The suspect did not follow her and he was not seen again. The female while left shaken by her ordeal was not injured and provided a detailed description of her attacker to investigators:

  • white male, 30-40 years old, medium build , 5 ft. 8 to 5 ft. 9
  •  short dark hair, cut army style, greying on the sides
  •  rough calloused hands with nails bitten off
  • black or dark long sleeve jersey with a stripe at the cuff
  • white runners
  • long pants

If anyone has information on this incident, please call the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, text your TIP to 274637, keyword Nanaimo or call 1-800-222-8477.


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