On May 25 at 6:05 p.m. the Saanich Police were notified of an assault against an elderly woman. The woman was walking along the sidewalk in the 3300-block of Oak Street approaching Saanich Road when a person pushed them to the ground. We currently believe this was a random assault.
The victim did not stay on scene and has yet to be identified. We are encouraging this person to contact the Saanich Police, as well as any witnesses or individuals who may have dashcam footage.
Anyone with information can contact the Saanich Police Department at 250-475-4321 or report anonymously through the Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Cst. Markus Anastasiades
Public Information & Communications Officer