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Victoria police release image of suspect in unprovoked attack

the victim was walking near the intersection of Kings Road and Fifth Street about 11 p.m. on Nov. 22 and was approached by an unknown man and punched in the face.
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The suspect is described as a dark-skinned man in his 20s, six feet fall with a slim build, and wearing a green hoodie and black track pants. VIA VICTORIA POLICE

Victoria police have released a surveillance photo of a suspect in a case where a man punched a stranger in the face in the Quadra and Hillside area in November, in an unprovoked assault.

Police said the victim was walking near the intersection of Kings Road and Fifth Street about 11 p.m. on Nov. 22 and was approached by an unknown man and punched in the face.

The victim was seriously injured.

The suspect is described as a dark-skinned man in his 20s, six feet fall with a slim build, and wearing a green hoodie and black track pants.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or has any information is asked to call Victoria police at 250-995-7654, extension 1 or report anonymously to Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

jbell@timescolonist.com