Cowichan Tribes is urging anyone with information about a sexual assault to come forward.

Chief William Seymour says it has come to the attention of Cowichan Tribes that a post is being shared on Facebook about a young woman who was sexually assaulted recently.

He says Tribes has been in contact with the police who are investigating the validity of the allegations.

RCMP Staff Sergeant, Annie Linteau says police are urging the victim or witnesses to come forward…..

Linteau says it’s important for anyone who knows something speak up….

Linteau says police can appreciate that victims and witnesses of sexual assaults can be reluctant to come forward to police but she says RCMP Victim Services is always prepared to work with victims and witnesses of all types of crime and trauma.