Comox Valley RCMP looking for suspect after woman grabbed in park

Comox Valley RCMP are looking for the man who grabbed a woman while she was walking in a park in Courtenay.

The 21-year-old was walking through Bill Moore Park on Kilpatrick Avenue when a man approached her from behind and grabbed her arm, said Comox Valley RCMP spokeswoman Const. Monika Terragni.

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The woman turned around and kicked the man. He fell down and she fled.

The man is described as Caucasian, about 40 years old and approximately five-feet-nine-inches tall with a thin build.

He had a dishevelled appearance with curly brown hair, possibly longer at the back. He was wearing a faded red running jacket with a horizontal reflective stripe on the back and black jeans, ripped at the knees.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 and quote file 2019-7518. To report anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at

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