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Mental health-related hit-and-run under investigation

Police are seeking witnesses to the July 22 incident in downtown Kamloops

Police are asking to speak with anyone who may have information regarding a suspected hit and run that resulted in a person being apprehended under the Mental Health Act.

On July 22, 2022 at about 1 p.m., Kamloops RCMP officers responded to a report of a possible hit and run in the 400-block of Victoria Street downtown, where they found two damaged vehicles and the suspect’s vehicle, which also sustained damage.

The suspect driver was identified as having a mental health crisis, was arrested by police and taken to hospital for medical treatment.

The investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone with information related to the incident is asked to call Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2022-25303.