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NWPD Seek Witnesses to Serious Assault

New Westminster – On June 14th, 2015 at approximately 2:20 am, the NWPD responded to a report of an unconscious male lying on the sidewalk in the area of Church Street and Columbia Street.  The 28 year old male, a resident of Surrey was first believed to have simply been intoxicated however, further investigation has revealed the male was likely the victim of an assault and is suffering from life threatening injuries.

This investigation has been taken over by the NWPD Major Crime Unit and investigators are requesting the public’s assistance.  If anyone was in the area of Church Street and Columbia Street in the early morning hours of Sunday, June 14th and believes they may have information about this occurrence, please contact Detective Gareth Blount at 604-525-5411.