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NWPD Investigate Assault with Weapon

New Westminster – On December 18th 2015 at 5:00pm New Westminster Police Department patrol officers responded to the 400 block of 8th Street for a report of an assault in progress. When officers arrived, they located an adult male from New Westminster who had a laceration to his left arm. BC Ambulance Service transported the male to a local area hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Officers arrested an adult male, who is a resident of New Westminster, and he remains in custody pending further investigation.

“Members are in the early stages of the investigation, but it is believed that the two males know each other,” stated Media Relations Officer Acting Sergeant Scott. “Our Major Crime Detectives have assumed conduct of the investigation, which is ongoing.”

Anyone with information is asked to call NWPD at 604-525-5411.