The female victim is in her thirties, and has received treatment for minor injuries in hospital. Personal items belonging to her were also found strewn along the Dangerous Goods Route approaching Highway 97 South.
Police are looking for the driver of an ATV whose fresh tracks were found along the DGS, as they may be able to assist in the investigation. The ATV driver is not believed to be a suspect in the matter.
Anyone who may have seen vehicle or pedestrian traffic in the early morning hours is asked to contact the RCMP at 250-784-3700, or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.