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Police looking for witnesses to Kelowna mugging

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June 13, 2016 - 12:35 PM

KELOWNA - A man was jumped by up to four people in downtown Kelowna early Sunday morning.

RCMP say the man was assaulted and had his wallet stolen around 12:20 a.m., June 12, near Cawston Avenue and Water Street.

The man walked toward the Rotary Centre for the Arts looking for help and was assisted by some people passing by, according to an RCMP media release.

Police have a description of one of the suspects. They are looking for a First Nations man about 30 years old, 5’11” tall with short hair. He was wearing a jacket and jeans.

The victim’s wallet is black leather and contained his identification and some credit cards.

Witnesses or anyone with any information about the attack is asked to contact Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300. Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

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