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Month: July 2011

Police Officer Assaulted With A Knife

On July 30th 2011 a New Westminster Police officer responded to a complaint of a distraught male in Queens Park. As the officer approached a picnic table, a male seated at the table suddenly lunged at the officer slashing him with a knife; the officer received facial injuries requiring medical attention. The officer was able […]

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Purse Snatching

New Westminster Police are investigating a purse snatching mid day yesterday. A female was walking on Front Street when two males grabbed her purse and ran off. New Westminster Police wish to remind the public that your personal safety should be a consideration at any time of the day. Plan your route to avoid isolated […]

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Assault W/Weapon, Aggravated Assault

The New Westminster Police are investigating a stabbing in the 400 block of Columbia Street that occurred at about 23:30 hrs on July 28th 2011. Two people are in custody and two victims have been sent to local hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries and since released. Police are looking for anyone with information […]

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Off Duty Transit Police Officer Instrumental In Capturing Robbery Suspect

Yesterday at approximately 3 pm a male suspect entered and committed a Robbery at the Bank of Nova Scotia in New Westminster. An off duty Transit Police member was alerted to the Robbery by Bank staff. The off duty Transit Police member called 911 and proceeded to follow the suspect. The member provided valuable suspect […]

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