"Const. Tammy Douglas said in a news release police are interviewing witnesses to determine the cause of the incident. “Preliminary investigation indicates that there may have been a racial element involved.”
The men "got out of the truck, surrounded me, still calling me names, threatening me, threatening my family, saying this is our white town and you're not allowed here — stuff like that.
RCMP say the file is still under investigation and are asking anyone who has information about the incident to contact Constable Trevor Busch at 250-338-1321 or through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
“Police are currently reviewing video evidence and conducting witness inquiries to determine the cause of the incident. Preliminary investigation indicates that there may have been a racial element involved in the incident,” Douglas said in a news release.
RCMP have arrested a 20-year-old from the local area and charges of assault are pending. Police are looking for the two other men.
Monday, July 6, 2009
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