News

Teen evades abduction attempt on Sooke Road

A 19-year-old woman is safe after running from a man on Sooke Road.

On Dec. 14 the woman was waiting at a bus stop at 4 p.m. in the 2200 block of Sooke Road in Colwood.

A grey four-door vehicle pulled up and a man described as East Indian, between 25 and 30 years old, asked if she wanted a ride. He was wearing a yellow and black hat and a grey T-shirt.

When she declined the offer he demanded she get in the vehicle. He got out of the vehicle and the teen ran to a nearby business to phone the RCMP.

“She did the right thing,” said acting Sgt. Kathy Rochlitz, of West Shore RCMP.

RCMP are trying to locate the man and are seeking any witnesses.

 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the RCMP at 250-474-2264.

 

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Big changes expected at Greater Victoria board of education
 
Hupacasath raises flag
 
Victoria financial institutions bank on United Way
ELECTION 2014: Alberni votes for change
 
Coulsons upgrade their firefighting fleet
 
Downtown Parksville merchants having some fun this holiday season

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 21 edition online now. Browse the archives.