A 23-year old man has been arrested and released on strict conditions following an assault on a school-age girl.

It happened Tuesday morning around 8:30 near Queen Margret’s School

After a brief manhunt the suspect was arrested in the Boys Road area.

Cpl Krista Hobday with the Duncan-North Cowichan detachment says RCMP have not recommended charges, but continuing their investigation in order to strengthen their case against the man.


Hobday says the victim is doing well.   Police are asking witnesses to the attack to contact the Duncan-North Cowichan RCMP