West Shore RCMP search for road rager

Malahat road rage culminates in assault near West Shore Town Centre Coast Capital Credit Union

At approximately 5:30 Wednesday afternoon, the Westshore RCMP say a woman was accosted by a man in front of the West Shore Town Centre Coast Capital Credit Union after being followed to that location from the Malahat in what is being described as a case of road rage that escalated to physical violence.

The man – being reported as being in his 30s, wearing a white T-shirt with short, dark hair and wearing prescription glasses – and his older-model green Jeep Cherokee are being sought by police.

The woman was uninjured in the attack and no damage is being reported to her vehicle, which the RCMP say was kicked during the altercation before the woman was assaulted.

Anyone with information on this incident – it was in a very public location with many possible witnesses present – are being asked to contact West Shore RCMP at 250-472-2264 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).