Witnesses sought for a serious assault in North Nanaimo, B.C.

Nanaimo, BC – On August 10th, 2020 Nanaimo RCMP were called to the 6400 block of Metral Drive for a report of an assault. Officers arrived to find an injured 40 year old male being treated by paramedics. The victim was walking to the Superstore gas station when he was struck from behind. He does not remember the incident well and could not identify his attacker nor provide a description. He suffered fractured facial bones and a concussion.

Investigators determined the assault occurred near the bus stop on the 6400 Block of Metral Drive around 11:30 a.m. The suspect may have fled South on Metral Drive. At this time the Nanaimo RCMP is seeking witnesses or dash cam video that may have captured the incident.

Assault - Serious - File Photo
Assault – Serious – File Photo

If you have information or video on this incident, please contact the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com ,text 274637, keyword Nanaimo or call 1-800-222-8477.

File # 2020-29012

Nanaimo RCMP

Please help by "sharing" our reports on your social media accounts.