Wanted: Cowichan Valley police seeking violent offender

Police in the Cowichan Valley are hoping residents can help them locate a dangerous offender who is facing several serious charges.

Nathan Myles, 35, is wanted in connection with a series of violent offences, including a serious assault on an 18-year-old Duncan woman. Myles has been charged with harassment, unlawful confinement, assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, two counts of assault, and four counts of uttering threats. The woman Myles is accused of assaulting was an acquaintance of his.

Myles is described as six-footone and 166 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. It is believed that he recently cut his hair short.

Myles is well known to police, and has a criminal history of violent offences. Police consider him dangerous and caution the public about approaching him.

Anyone who knows where he is should contact the North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP at 250-748-5522 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) immediately.