Officers assaulted

The Victoria Police Department says two of its officers were assaulted in separate incidents.

One officer required hospital treatment after intervening in a struggle in downtown Victoria early Friday morning.

Police say a young woman involved in the struggle allegedly attacked the officer and was taken into custody as other constables arrived to break up the fight and arrest the other combatants.

A news release from the department doesn't describe the injuries but says charges of assaulting a police officer and assault causing bodily harm are being recommended against the woman.

Only a few hours earlier and just blocks away, police say two officers approached a young woman who was camping illegally and offered her a ride to a legal campsite but she was aggressive toward both officers, allegedly assaulting one.

The officer was not hurt and the woman was arrested.

More BC News

Vancouver Webcam
Webcam provided by webcams.travel
Recent Trending
Okanagan Oldies
Castanet Proud Member of RTNDA Canada