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Police investigating ‘unprovoked attack’ at Uptown bus stop

Man was attacked while waiting at Douglas St bus stop Sunday night

Saanich Police are warning the public and asking for help in identifying a man who attacked someone at a bus stop on Douglas Street Sunday night.

Authorities are calling it an “unprovoked assault” that took place beside Uptown Centre at approximately 6 p.m.

RELATED: Saanich police seeking suspect in weekend sexual assault

The victim was waiting for a northbound route 50 bus when he was struck by another man, who then boarded a busy BC Transit and fled the scene. The victim was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries and later released.

Police believe there were several witnesses to the assault and are asking anyone with information to step forward by calling police at 250-475-4321.


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