Police ask for help identifying a New Year’s Day assault suspect

Kamloops City

2021-01-20 12:00 PST

File # 2021-62

The Kamloops RCMP Detachment is asking the public to take a look at surveillance footage from a
New Year’s Day assault at a retail store.

Around 5 p.m. on January 1, 2021, frontline officers were called to a retail store on the 1100-block of Columbia Street West for a report that several employees had been sprayed with what was believed to be bear spray, after confronting a man attempting to steal.

Since the report, police have received surveillance footage of the man and are asking the public to help identify him.

A Caucasian man walks through a retail store entryway. He is wearing baggy black pants, a red hoodie sweater, a grey bucket hat, light blue face mask, and has a bag slung across his mid-section and shoulder.

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Please contact Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2021-62 if you have any information to assist in this investigation.

The original media release can be viewed online at the BC RCMP Kamloops.

Released by

Cst. Crystal Evelyn

Media Relations Officer
Kamloops RCMP
560 Battle Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 6N4
Office: 250-828-3000
Fax: 250-828-3034

Email: Crystal.Evelyn@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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