Store Employee Assaulted; Suspect Arrested 21-13466

Date: June 17, 2021

File: 21-13466

Saanich Police are investigating after an employee was assaulted outside a store yesterday afternoon.

On Wednesday June 16, 2021 officers responded to an assault that had just occurred at a business in the 1500 block of Cedar Hill Cross Road. A staff member had asked two individuals suspected of shoplifting to leave the store. One of these individuals then assaulted the employee outside of the store. The suspect was located and arrested by attending officers.

The victim was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The suspect, a 23-year-old female, is facing one count of assault.

Cst. Markus Anastasiades

Public Information and Communications Officer

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