Central Saanich Police Service – Media Release

 

Incident: Cyclist – Vehicle Confrontation (Oldfield Rd / Keating Cross Rd)

Date:  September 14, 2017

File Number: 2017-3509

UPDATE:  

Central Saanich, B.C., September 14, 2017 – Central Saanich Police have arrested the cyclist  involved in a confrontation with a vehicle at the intersection of Oldfield Rd and Keating Cross Rd on Tuesday September 12, 2017. The 31-year-old Central Saanich man was taken in to custody without incident and is co-operating with investigators. He is facing charges of Assault and Mischief and has been released on a Promise to Appear and an Undertaking with conditions not to have any contact with the victim. His next court appearance will be October 25, 2017.

The identity of the male will not be released until charges are approved.

BACKGROUND: 

On Tuesday September 12, 2017, a motorist was NB on Oldfield Rd when he passed a cyclist. A short exchange between the two took place. When they both arrived at the nearby intersection, the cyclist got off his bike and was captured on video kicking the vehicle, causing significant damage, then reaching inside the window toward the driver. The motorist followed the cyclist to Stelly’s Cross Rd and Maber Rd where a second confrontation took place resulting in more damage to the vehicle.