A man who assaulted the staff of a downtown restaurant Tuesday morning (April 19) was arrested by Victoria police.
Around 8 a.m., VicPD patrol officers received reports of a man breaking into the kitchen of a restaurant in the 800-block of Douglas Street. He hit an employee with a metal bowl as they attempted to get him out of the restaurant, and was later arrested near the corner of Douglas and Courtney Streets.
The 29-year-old Victoria resident faces recommended charges of forcible entry, assault with a weapon, uttering threats, mischief and assaulting a peace officer by spitting at him. He was held in custody for a bail hearing.
Anyone with information on the incident are asked to contact VicPD at 250-995-7654, ext. 1, or report anonymously to Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
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