Kamloops RCMP looking for suspect after woman spat on

KAMLOOPS - RCMP are looking for a man who spat in a woman's face and tried to punch her in Kamloops last week.

Police say the man was walking his dog, a chocolate labrador, on St. Paul Street sometime on Thursday, July 28 when it pooped on the sidewalk. A woman, who was walking nearby with her daughter, asked him to pick it up. When he refused the two got into a short argument.

Later that day, the woman was approached by the same man in Riverside Park, according to a RCMP release. He spat in her face, tried to hit her and ran away.

RCMP describe the suspect as 5’5” with a thick build, thinning brown hair, brown eyes, a beard and moustache. He was wearing a Celtic green shirt and blue basketball shorts at the time of the assault.

Police are looking for witnesses or anyone who can identify the suspect. Tips can be called into police at 250-828-3000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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