On April 18th at approximately 9:30 pm the Powell River RCMP attended the scene of a sexual assault which allegedly occurred outside of the Westview apartments in Powell River, BC. The female victim, a 42 year old Powell River resident was taken to Powell River General Hospital by ambulance where she was treated for minor injuries and then released. Powell River RCMP have been actively investigating and are unable to comment any further at this time. Police do not believe that public safety is currently at risk. The media will be updated with more information as soon as possible.
Further to this press release that was sent out on 2016-Apr-20, Powell River RCMP have now entered into a public mischief investigation regarding the sexual assault allegation. Police confirm that public safety is not at risk. Please direct any questions or enquiries to Sgt. Kevin Day of the Powell River RCMP at (604)485-6255.