The Kelowna RCMP seek assistance in identifying the victim of an assault


2017-04-12 13:03 PDT

File # 2017-15903

The Kelowna RCMP is looking to identify the victim of a serious assault in order to advance the investigation. The assault took place on Lawrence Ave near Water St, early last Saturday morning.

The Kelowna RCMP are continuing their investigation into a serious assault which took place on Saturday April 1, 2017 at approximately 3:30 am on Lawrence Avenue near Water Street.
Investigators were able to view CCTV footage which depicted the victim and are now seeking to identify the victim who has yet to come forward. The victim may have been near that same intersection, interacting with people and vehicles for some time prior to being assaulted.

photo of victim circled in red

photo of victim circled in red 

The victim is described as an adult male, with dark hair, wearing dark pants, light colour long sleeve shirt and carrying a dark jacket over his shoulder, he was last seen walking north bound on Water Street. Investigators would like to speak to the victim.

The evidence suggests that this person may have suffered injuries to the face and upper body. RCMP investigators have released an image of the victim in hopes of identifying the man.

The Kelowna RCMP is asking anyone who may have witnessed the assault or who may have information regarding the identity of either the victim or the suspect to contact the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300, Or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

Released by

Cpl. Dan Moskaluk

District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
South East District
1168 Main Street, Penticton B.C. V2A-5E8
Office: 250-770-4754
Cell: 250-863-7433
Fax: 250-492-4851


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