Date: Thursday, December 9, 2021

File: 21-48919

Victoria, BC – Investigators are seeking witnesses and information after Minister Katrine Conroy* was injured in an incident on Tuesday night.

On the afternoon of Wednesday, December 8th, officers received a report of an incident in which Minister Conroy was injured the previous evening.

Between 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 7th,  Minister Conroy was walking in the area of the BC Legislature when she was knocked to the ground by an unknown person. The Minister suffered non-life-threatening injuries and later attended hospital for medical treatment.

Detectives with VicPD’s Investigative Services Division are investigating the incident and are asking the public for additional information. A Good Samaritan may have helped the Minister during or after the incident. We are asking to speak with that person.

If you have information about this incident, please call our Report Desk at (250) 995-7654, extension 1. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


*VicPD does not normally identify the names of victims, witnesses, or complainants in police investigations. Minister Conroy is named in this Community Update after the incident was publicly shared by the Premier’s office. VicPD consulted with the Premier’s office before sharing the name of the Minister.