Police seek victim in late night Kelowna assault

The man circled was assaulted shortly after this image was taken, April 1, 2017. Police are now looking for witnesses to the assault and the victim himself.

KELOWNA - Kelowna RCMP are looking for an injured man after an assault earlier this month.

Police are investigating an incident from April 1, at roughly 3:30 a.m., when a man was the victim of a serious assault while walking along Lawrence Avenue near the intersection with Water Street. They’re currently searching for the victim.

On CCTV footage they’ve been able to see the man’s movements prior to the assault and say he may have been interacting with people at the intersection of the two streets.

He’s described as an adult with dark hair. He was wearing dark pants, a light-coloured long-sleeved shirt and carried a dark jacket, sometimes over his shoulder. During the assault, he may have been injured to his face and upper body.

Any witnesses are asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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