The Comox Valley RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying three men that were involved in an altercation outside a local drinking establishment with a single male.

The male victim related that he was outside the Best Western Hotel, located on Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay, on April 20th somewhere between 2:00 and 3:00 A.M.

He got into an argument with three unknown young men and when he started to walk away from the three men, one of them punched him in the face. On April 21st the male victim was taken into surgery for a broken jaw he received in the alleged assault.

If you know the identity of three men or witnessed this altercation you are asked to call Constable R. Wheaton of the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 or if you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or text: cvcstips to crime.

-Contributed by Comox Valley RCMP