–Duncan RCMP media release
The North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP is investigating allegations that some male athletes may have inappropriately touched a number of female athletes at an evening dance held on July 21, 2018 at the Cowichan Exhibition Centre during the Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games.
The RCMP became aware of these allegations the following morning. Their investigative efforts are focussing on confirming the events that took place, along with identifying all victims and alleged suspect(s).
The RCMP is mindful that these serious allegations likely involve persons under the age of 18.
“While we have initiated an investigation into these allegations, it is imperative that anyone who may have been a victim or witnessed the incident contact police so the matter can be thoroughly investigated,” said S/Sgt. Annie Linteau, BC RCMP Media Relations Officer.
Anyone who has any information about these allegations or may have been a victim, regardless of your place of residence, is asked to contact the North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP at 250-748-5522.