Man arrested for throwing eggs at anti-vaccine mandate protestors: RCMP

Arrested for egging marchers

A Kamloops man was arrested Wednesday after someone threw eggs at protestors along Columbia Street, marching in opposition to B.C.’s COVID-19 vaccine passport program.

According to a news release from Kamloops RCMP, Mounties monitoring the protest march spotted the egg-thrower at about 12:30 p.m.

“The man was arrested and lodged in cells, where he was later released with a court date pending the investigation’s conclusion and subsequent charge recommendation,” RCMP Const. Crystal Evelyn said.

Evelyn said the man threw multiple eggs at a number of people.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has video footage is asked to contact police at 250-828-3000.

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