Victoria police arrest man after 3 women sexually assaulted in public

One man remains in custody, after officers witnesses the man sexually assault three women. BC Emergency Photography / Flickr

Victoria police have arrested a man witnessed as he sexually assaulted three women in “rapid succession” in public.

The arrest took place Saturday, June 25, in the 1100 block of Douglas Street.

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“As officers arrived, they observed a man approach a group of women and sexually assault them from behind,” Victoria Police said.

“A fourth woman and a female youth approached officers to report they’d also been attacked.”

Victoria Police Department believes there may be more victims, and are asking anyone with possible information to come forward.

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The suspect is being held in custody.

“This man is unknown to the women he attacked,” Victoria Police said, in a release.

“While none of the women required medical attention, at least one was struck with enough force to knock her to the ground.”

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