Monday, August 13, 2018

Victoria, BC- Officers are investigating a report of a sexual assault in the early morning hours of Sunday, August 12th in Beacon Hill Park near the intersection of Douglas and Superior streets.

The victim reported that she was walking home and stopped at the park where she became briefly unconscious. When she regained consciousness a few moments later, a male she did not know was touching her. She left the area and called a family member who in turn called police. The incident occurred between 2:20 and 3:10 a.m. The victim did not require medical treatment, but has been offered additional support.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male in his forties, standing five feet, five inches tall with a medium build and full, dark beard.

Area where the sexual assault is being investigated

Investigators are aware of an indecent act which was reported a short distance away in the evening of Thursday, August 9th, 2018. It is currently unclear if these two incidents are related. In both of these incidents, the victims were able to get themselves to safety and then call for help. Our investigations into both incidents continues.

If you recognize this suspect or have information about this incident 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.

Our officers want all survivors of sexualized violence to know that we believe you. For resources, please visit



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