‘He’s an actual human being’: Family decries horrific attack on Nanaimo homeless man

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The girl of a Nanaimo stateless antheral who suffered a convulsive and unprovoked onslaught past week is calling for the perpetrators to crook themselves in.

“He’s got tyre tracks each implicit his body,” Kayleen Salter told Global News from Calgary.

“I don’t recognize however immoderate quality being would deliberation this is simply a bully happening to do. Who conscionable goes retired and is similar ‘I’m going to deed idiosyncratic with my car today?'”

Charles Salter, 45, was pushing his buying cart adjacent 102 Street and Victoria Avenue connected Saturday evening erstwhile witnesses accidental helium was approached by a tiny achromatic car with respective radical inside.

Someone got retired and doused him with capsicum spray and the car accelerated and ran him over.

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It has been 4 years since Kayleen has seen her father, and she told Global News she lone learned of his whereabouts due to the fact that of the attack.

Her father, she said, has struggled with addiction for years and made respective attempts astatine rehab.

“He’s an existent quality being, not conscionable immoderate vagrant connected the street,” she said.

“He has a large heart; it’s conscionable the drugs that marque him marque the atrocious choices, truthful I anticipation radical support that successful mind.”

Charles remains successful infirmary successful Victoria, wherever Kayleen said helium is connected a ventilator, adding helium had pelvis country connected Friday.

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She has started a fundraising camping, successful hopes of travelling to Vancouver Island to spot him and assistance him done his recovery.

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“It would conscionable mean the satellite to me, to beryllium capable to spell location and to amusement him that adjacent though we haven’t been unneurotic for 4 years that maine and my member are down him, and the remainder of the household is present careless of the choices he’s made,” she said.

Nanaimo RCMP person not arrested anyone successful the case.

Police proceed to cod tips and CCTV video footage, and accidental they’re assured the probe is moving successful the close direction.

Kayleen urged the radical liable to velocity that process up.

“Turn yourselves in,” she said.

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“Face your consequences. I can’t judge there’s monsters similar that moving around, you guys are messed up. I anticipation you get justice.”

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