The Nanaimo RCMP is asking for the public’s help to identify a man who allegedly spat on a loss prevention officer after being confronted for shoplifting.
The incident occurred at about 4 p.m. Sept. 19 in Walmart at Woodgrove Centre.
Police were told that the suspect became confrontational when approached by the loss prevention officer and spat on the worker several times before running from the store.
The suspect is described as Caucasian, approximately 30-40 years old, with a medium build, light-coloured hair and was wearing a brown-green jacket at the time of the incident.
Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the Nanaimo RCMP non-emergency line at 250-754-2345 and quote file No. 2020-34521.