Man swarmed and robbed in downtown Kelowna

Kelowna Mounties are asking for witnesses of a weekend attack to come forth.

  • Jun. 13, 2016 5:00 p.m.

Kelowna Mounties are asking for witnesses of a weekend attack to come forth.

The Kelowna RCMP responded  June 12 at 12:19 a.m., to a report of a man who had been attacked by as many as four suspects near Cawston Avenue and Water Street.

“RCMP located the victim, who walked towards the Rotary Centre for the Arts for help, with passerby’s who stopped to assist,” said Const. Jesse O’Donaghey, in a press release.

“Police have been told that one of the suspects was described as a First Nation male, approximately 30 years old, five-foot-11 tall, with short hair, seen wearing a jacket and jeans. The victim’s wallet was described as black leather, it contained his personal identification and credit cards.”

The investigation is ongoing at this time and the RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance.

Anyone with any information, or if you witnessed this incident you are asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300. Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.


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