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An altercation between an on-shore angler and another man led to the first man being seriously injured, Sooke RCMP say. (File - Sooke News Mirror)

RCMP investigating after Victoria man injured in attack on Sooke beach

Two men reportedly fought over fishing spot at Gordon’s Beach

 

One person was arrested for assault with a weapon after allegedly dropping a log down an embankment on Jesse Island and knocking a kayaker into the water. (Photo submitted)

Man rolls log into water to capsize kayaker in Nanaimo

Incident happened off Jesse Island this past weekend

 

Royal Inland Hospital is in downtown Kamloops, at Columbia Street and Third Avenue. (Dave Eagles/Kamloops This Week)

RCMP investigate alleged assault, racism towards Kamloops nurse

The incident is said to have taken place at Royal Inland Hospital’s ER

  • Aug 10, 2022

 

One person is in custody after allegedly throwing a brick at a pregnant woman in downtown Nanaimo. The woman was struck in the stomach and rushed to hospital. (News Bulletin file photo)

Suspect throws brick at pregnant woman’s stomach in downtown Nanaimo

Individual in custody, victim rushed to hospital after attack Monday, Aug. 8

One person is in custody after allegedly throwing a brick at a pregnant woman in downtown Nanaimo. The woman was struck in the stomach and rushed to hospital. (News Bulletin file photo)
IHIT is investigating the death of a woman in Abbotsford on July 28. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News file)

UPDATE: IHIT identifies victim of Abbotsford homicide as mom of two, Kamaljit Sandhu

Inderjit Singh Sandhu, 48, to be held in custody until next appearance

IHIT is investigating the death of a woman in Abbotsford on July 28. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News file)
The intersection of Dunlevy Avenue and Powell Street, near where a woman was set on fire early July 25. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)

Woman set on fire while sitting on sidewalk in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

Police say attack targeted a vulnerable member of the community

The intersection of Dunlevy Avenue and Powell Street, near where a woman was set on fire early July 25. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)
Still from a video as a jet boat stopped after speeding on the Vedder River on July 24, 2022. Three men then got out and seriously assaulted an angler on shore. (Anonymous submitted)

VIDEO: Men caught on camera assaulting an angler on B.C. river

3 men jump off jet boat seen speeding on narrow stretch of river, then assault at least one person

Still from a video as a jet boat stopped after speeding on the Vedder River on July 24, 2022. Three men then got out and seriously assaulted an angler on shore. (Anonymous submitted)
Jessie Simpson turned 25 on July 26, 2022, but due to the injuries from a 2016 attack with a metal baseball bat the young man will forever be 18. (Sue Simpson)

25 going on 18: Happy birthday to Kamloops man badly injured in 2016 assault

Jessie’s brain injury has him believing he is forever 18

  • Jul 26, 2022
Jessie Simpson turned 25 on July 26, 2022, but due to the injuries from a 2016 attack with a metal baseball bat the young man will forever be 18. (Sue Simpson)
RCMP are looking for the driver who allegedly bear-spayed a couple in their 60s for walking in the roadway of a street in downtown Nanaimo. (File photo)

Two dragonboat festival participants bear-sprayed in Nanaimo

Man and woman, both in their 60s, say motorist yelled at them for walking on the road

RCMP are looking for the driver who allegedly bear-spayed a couple in their 60s for walking in the roadway of a street in downtown Nanaimo. (File photo)
June 19, 2022 was the six year anniversary of the attack on Jessie Simpson, leaving him in a wheelchair and requiring 24/7 care (Sue Simpson/Facebook)

Kamloops mom recalls brutal baseball bat attack on son, 6 years later

Mom Sue continues to fundraise to cover costs of bringing her son home on weekends

  • Jun 20, 2022
June 19, 2022 was the six year anniversary of the attack on Jessie Simpson, leaving him in a wheelchair and requiring 24/7 care (Sue Simpson/Facebook)
Victoria police are seeking public help locating suspects in a robbery and assault in James Bay from Thursday afternoon (June 16) (Black Press Media file photo)

Man and woman sought in Victoria robbery and assault at James Bay grocer

Man tried to stop woman from leaving without paying, was attacked by second man

Victoria police are seeking public help locating suspects in a robbery and assault in James Bay from Thursday afternoon (June 16) (Black Press Media file photo)
A student has been hospitalized after an assault at Stelly’s secondary in Central Saanich Friday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)

Student hospitalized in assault at Central Saanich school

Stelly’s secondary student recovering after attack in school parking lot

A student has been hospitalized after an assault at Stelly’s secondary in Central Saanich Friday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)
VicPD is seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a spitting assault, which has been under investigation since January. (Courtesy of VicPD)

VicPD seeks public help identifying suspect in spitting assault from January

Incident happened inside a James Bay business, where an employee was spat on

VicPD is seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a spitting assault, which has been under investigation since January. (Courtesy of VicPD)
RCMP, Firefighters and B.C. Ambulance paramedics prepare to leave the scene after an injured man was placed in an ambulance following an alleged assault in Caledonia Park in Nanaimo on Friday, June 3. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Man taken to hospital after reportedly being beaten with a stick at Nanaimo park

Suspect arrested shortly after argument at Caledonia Park on Friday, June 3

RCMP, Firefighters and B.C. Ambulance paramedics prepare to leave the scene after an injured man was placed in an ambulance following an alleged assault in Caledonia Park in Nanaimo on Friday, June 3. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
One man is facing an assault charge that stems from the alleged beating of a Vancouver Island University interior design student at a house party in March. (Photo submitted)

Man charged in alleged homophobic assault at B.C. house party

VIU student suffered facial injuries from alleged beating in Nanaimo in March

One man is facing an assault charge that stems from the alleged beating of a Vancouver Island University interior design student at a house party in March. (Photo submitted)
Victoria police arrested three men after pedestrians were bear sprayed from a Mercedes vehicle at 3 a.m. Monday. (Black Press Media file photo)

Three arrested after Victoria pedestrians bear sprayed at 3 a.m. Monday

Multiple people affected by spray from moving black Mercedes near Yates and Douglas

Victoria police arrested three men after pedestrians were bear sprayed from a Mercedes vehicle at 3 a.m. Monday. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Nanaimo RCMP constable has been found not guilty of assault causing bodily harm. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo Mountie acquitted of assault charge connected to public intoxication arrest

Const. Tim Mason found not guilty of assault causing bodily harm during December 2018 arrest

A Nanaimo RCMP constable has been found not guilty of assault causing bodily harm. (News Bulletin file photo)
Police are asking for any witnesses to come forward after a man was randomly punched in the face by a stranger while walking along Dallas Road on Saturday night. (Black Press Media file photo)

Suspect sought in random weekend assault along Victoria’s Dallas Road

The attacker, a man aged 25 to 30, was walking eastbound with 2 men and 3 women

Police are asking for any witnesses to come forward after a man was randomly punched in the face by a stranger while walking along Dallas Road on Saturday night. (Black Press Media file photo)
A woman walking her dog in James Bay was randomly attacked from behind on Saturday night (April 30). (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police hunt for suspect in random weekend attack on woman in James Bay

Woman walking dog when attacked from behind and thrust face-first into building

A woman walking her dog in James Bay was randomly attacked from behind on Saturday night (April 30). (Black Press Media file photo)
A man was arrested near the corner of Douglas and Courtney streets Thursday morning for assaulting the staff of a restaurant. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria man arrested after restaurant broken into, staff assaulted

Suspect found by police after being removed from the restaurant by staff

A man was arrested near the corner of Douglas and Courtney streets Thursday morning for assaulting the staff of a restaurant. (Black Press Media file photo)