Police investigating suspicious man downtown

Kamloops City

2021-04-01 16:48 PDT

File # 2021-9990

The Kamloops RCMP Detachment is investigating two reports involving the same description of a suspicious man.

On March 31, Kamloops RCMP received a report of suspicious man who tried to hug a woman and asked her repeatedly for her name just before noon at Riverside Park. He proceeded to make rude comments and act aggressively before he left to catch a bus.

Later in the day, police received a second report involving a suspicious man who matched the same description, but on Columbia Street West.

In both cases, the man was described as:

In one of the reports, the man was also described as having dark stubble and a hole in his right cheek about the size of a dime.

We appreciate the callers reporting this information directly to us, said Constable Crystal Evelyn, Kamloops RCMP spokesperson. Thanks to the specific details they provided to police, investigators were able to see the potential link in these two incidents.

Police are investigating and reviewing surveillance in the area. Anyone with information on the man, or who experienced something similar is asked to please contact Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2021-9990.

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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