Nanaimo Media Advisory: July 3, 2024 – Nanaimo RCMP is investigating an assault with a weapon that occurred on May 27, 2024, at the corner of Fifth Street and Bruce Avenue. At approximately 4:30 pm the driver of a red Honda Civic followed the driver of a white Hyundai to the 7-Eleven store at the corner of Fifth Street and Bruce Avenue. Both male drivers exited their vehicles, and the Civic driver hit the Hyundai driver in the back with a baseball bat and then used the bat to smash the windshield of the Hyundai. The Hyundai driver sustained minor injuries. The police are urgently requesting that anyone who may have witnessed the altercation or have information about the incident to contact the Nanaimo RCMP (250)754-2345.

Cst Sherri WADE
Vulnerable Persons Unit
Nanaimo RCMP/Government of Canada
Nanaimo, BC V9R 2N3

Gend. Sherri Wade
Groupe des personnes vulnérables
GRC de Nanaimo
Nanaimo (C.-B.)  V9R 2N3

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