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Emergency 9-1-1

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 to disarm the male who then fled on foot towards McBride Blvd and East 6th Avenue where he was last seen. The police are appealing to the public to assist in locating this male described as follows:

  • Black male
  • 25 to 30 years old
  • 6’ 4”, 250 lbs
  • Muscular build
  • Black hair, shaved on sides with a “fade” on the right side of head
  • Brown eyes
  • No shirt
  • Forest green and black camouflage cargo shorts
  • White socks
  • White Nikes with a dark colour “swoosh”

If you have any information about this assault, please call the New Westminster Police tip line at 604.529.2430.