Police investigating an assault captured on video

Kamloops City

2021-03-24 13:50 PDT

File # 2021-8861

A report involving a security guard allegedly kicking a man on the ground is under further investigation, after video of the incident was recently reviewed.

Police initially responded to a report of an assault on March 17, around 5:15 p.m., on the 40-block of Victoria Street. At the time, police were informed that a security guard had been spat at and pushed by an unknown man, resulting in the guard taking physical action.

Frontline officers attended, spoke to those present, and patrolled the area. The man was not located.

Police were later contacted regarding a video taken of the altercation, which showed an unknown man on the ground being kicked. On March 23, the Kamloops RCMP Street Crimes Officer located and reviewed further surveillance footage, allowing for identification of the man on the ground and others present. Police are trying to locate and speak to the man.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact police at 250-828-3000 and reference file number 2021-8861.

Released by

Cst. Crystal Evelyn

Media Relations Officer
Kamloops RCMP
560 Battle Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 6N4
Office: 250-828-3000
Fax: 250-828-3034

Email: Crystal.Evelyn@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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