Mayor's statement regarding disturbing incident involving marginalized person

On behalf of Nanaimo City Council, I want to express my shock, horror, and sadness at the story of the vicious and absolutely unwarranted assault on a vulnerable individual that occurred this weekend.

What makes this act the worst of its kind, is that it appears to have been undertaken for no apparent reason. I think this heinous event has left our community both embarrassed and ashamed that individuals who would perpetrate this kind of act, may actually live amongst us. Council hopes the victim will make a full recovery.

All of us are very supportive of the Nanaimo RCMP as they investigate this matter to bring the culprits to justice. And, I look forward to seeing justice done, not just for the sake of the victim, but for the sake of this community and all the compassionate citizens who are also appalled that such a horrible attack would occur in our City.

Leonard Krog, Mayor, City of Nanaimo

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