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Indecent act draws attention of Powell River RCMP

Police warn public and seek information about incident at Willingdon Beach
Powell River RCMP detachment.

On May 19, Powell River RCMP received a report of an indecent act that occurred at Willingdon Beach sometime between 5:30 and 6:30 pm that day.

A woman reported that she was sunbathing on the beach when an unknown man approached her and engaged in conversation of a sexual nature. The man allegedly had his hands in his pants and propositioned the woman. The woman refused and the man left.

The man is described as Caucasian, in his mid to late 50s, approximately 5’10’’ tall and weighing 165 to 170 pounds. The man has short gray hair and a gray beard.

The man has two dogs: a white pointer with brown spots, and a skinny black pitbull cross. He drives a dark gray Hummer H3.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed an indecent act or anyone with any information to contact Powell River RCMP 604.485.6255 or Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.TIPS (8477), or go online to Callers will remain anonymous.

Service calls
Police responded to 130 total calls for service from May 15 to 21, including 10 thefts, three break and enters, two impaired driving incidents, one assault, 10 cases of mischief, and nine related to mental health.

May 23; Joyce Avenue
A piece of jewellery of small value was turned into the Powell River RCMP detachment. The item was located on Joyce Avenue at Barnet Street. If anyone is missing an item, they can call the detachment at 604.485.6255 with a detailed description.

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