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Images released of suspect who allegedly hit Victoria mall employee in the face with skateboard

Surveillance images released by Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers show a man alleged to have assaulted a security guard with his skateboard. Surveillance images released by Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers show a man alleged to have assaulted a security guard with his skateboard.
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Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers has released surveillance photos and is appealing to the public to help identify a man who allegedly assaulted a security guard with a skateboard.

The attack happed at Uptown Shopping Centre on May 31, according to the organization. It says the suspect was skateboarding around a store, taking products off shelves and trying to hide them on his person.

When a confronted by a security officer, the man allegedly hit the employee in the face with the skateboard.

The worker needed stitches and extensive dental work after the assault, according to Crime Stoppers.

Anyone who knows the suspect’s name is asked to leave an anonymous tip at 1-800-222-8477 or through the Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers website.

“Not even a sick kick-flip will get you out of this pickle,” a social media post from Crime Stoppers shared Thursday said. “See you soon!”

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