Man in downtown core left with facial injuries

RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in determining how a man in his 70s was injured downtown early Saturday morning.

  • Sep. 10, 2015 5:00 a.m.
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RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in determining how a man in his 70s was injured downtown early Saturday morning.

The man, who received injuries to his face, was found at approximately 4:30 a.m. on Sept. 5 at the intersection of Nanaimo Avenue and Main Street. He is yet to recover from his injuries and remains at the Penticton Regional Hospital.

Cpl. Brian Evans said the victim in this case is well known in the downtown core as someone who frequents the Nanaimo Square area. He is described as being in his late 70s with a thinning tray ponytail and is almost always seen pushing a large black cart filled with his effects.

Police are looking for anyone who may be able to help determine what happened to this man. If you have any information or witnessed anything suspicious the morning of Sept. 5 please contact the Penticton RCMP at 250-492-4300 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).