RCMP are searching for three teens who allegedly assaulted a Sooke man on Tuesday evening. (file photo)

Sooke Mounties attempt to identify suspects in robbery, assault

Three teens attack man on Maple Avenue

A robbery on Tuesday evening left a Sooke resident shaken, but not seriously injured after he was assaulted by a group of teens.

The incident occurred around 9:30 p.m. when a man in his 20s was approached on Maple Street by three male teens who demanded he give them the marijuana he was carrying, Sooke RCMP said in a press release. When he refused, he was hit on the head, fell to the ground, and repeatedly kicked by the teens.

RELATED: Sexual assault suspect still at large

According to police, the suspects robbed the man of his wallet and keys and fled the area on foot.

The three suspects were Caucasian and between 16 and 19 years of age.

The first suspect had shoulder-length curly hair and wore a toque.

The second suspect wore a blue jacket with lots of pockets.

The third suspect is described as over six feet tall.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 250-642-5241 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.



mailto:tim.collins@sookenewsmirror.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Six months to Francophone Games, 600 volunteers needed

Online applications open on Jan. 14

Tech consortium invests $25 million into four University of Victoria research projects

Investments come with goal of developing, implement technologies created by Canadians

Organizers seek input for long-awaited Oaklands community garden

Oswald Park Community Garden Design Workshop coming up on Jan. 19

Improperly transporting a pet in the back of the truck can cost up to $368

Police recommend keeping all animals inside the passenger portion of the vehicle

Mass-timber project in Esquimalt switches from condos to rentals

Corvette Landing will now offer rental units in the area

After cashing in on QB gambles, Chiefs and 49ers to clash in Super Bowl

KC beats Tennessee, San Francisco dispatches Green Bay to reach NFL title game

B.C. VIEWS: Few clouds on Horgan’s horizon

Horgan’s biggest challenge in the remainder of his term will be to keep the economy humming along

B.C. forest industry grasps for hope amid seven-month strike, shutdowns, changes

Some experts say this could be worse for forestry than the 2008 financial crisis

Northern B.C. RCMP investigating alleged sexual assault in downtown Smithers

One person was transported by ambulance to hospital following RCMP investigation at Sedaz

UBC, Iranian-Canadian community create memorial scholarship in honour of victims

The Jan. 8 crash killed 176 people, including 57 Canadians

Disrespectful that Horgan won’t meet during northern B.C. tour: hereditary chief

Na’moks said he was frustrated Horgan didn’t meet with the chiefs

Canucks extend home win streak to 8 with 4-1 triumph over Sharks

Victory lifts Vancouver into top spot in NHL’s Pacific Division

Most Read