Comox, RCMP investigating harassment allegations against employees
Comox Town Hall (Vista Stock Photo)
The Town of Comox says it’s investigating alleged wrongdoing by some of its Public Works employees.
The allegations, which the town calls “serious” were received in an unsigned and anonymous letter. The town says it forwarded the letter to the RCMP, which has released the following statement.
“On September 18th, 2019, the Comox Valley RCMP received a report regarding the possible harassment of female high school students within the Town of Comox. Investigators have liaised with the School District and all of the high schools in the area; however, no victims have come forward or have been identified. If anyone feels that they have witnessed, or been victim to any harassment, please call the Comox Valley RCMP.”
The town says its investigation is to “ensure there has been no employee misconduct.”
Town CAO Al Kenning says “Regardless of these allegations and the related investigations, Public Works staff continue to perform their tasks diligently on behalf of local citizens. All employees are anxious to ensure this matter is resolved as soon as possible.”