Victoria, BC – Community Services Division officers are asking for your help as we work to identify a suspect in an assault and mischief in a restaurant that was captured on video.
On July 14th, 2018 officers were called to a restaurant in the 1500-block of Hillside Avenue. Staff members there reported that just after midnight that morning an alleged assault that occurred when a suspect was unhappy with her order. Staff reported that when her order did not contain a tomato, the suspect became verbally abusive with staff. When a staff member offered to refund her money, the woman threw several items at the employee, striking him. An unidentified male then intervened, and appeared to attempt to de-escalate the incident. This was unsuccessful and the woman then struck one of the ordering kiosks several times. The kiosk was knocked out of order. The woman and the man with her then left the restaurant. The employee was not physically injured.
The incident was captured on video below. Note there is no sound in the video.
The suspect is described as a Caucasian woman, in her early 20s. She has blonde hair. She stands approximately five feet, two inches tall and has a slender build. She has tattoos on her left forearm, and was wearing a dark blue t-shirt with light blue shoulders and a Disney character on the front. She was wearing light white “pajama” style pants and white running shoes at the time of the incident.
If you have information about this incident or know who this woman is, you are asked to call our non-emergency line at (250) 995-7654. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.