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Month: November 2021

Public appeal for video footage following suspected child luring

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is appealing to the public to assist in providing CCTV footage or dash cam footage that may help in an investigation of suspected child luring. The incident occurred on November 21st at approximately 5:30 pm in the area around Sapperton Park. The call to police came after […]

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Retail staff call police when man with firearm seen outside store

New Westminster – At approximately 6:30 am New Westminster Police Department officers were called to a retail store in Queensborough. Allegedly, staff at the store witnessed someone with what appeared to be a black handgun outside the store. NWPD officers and the Integrated Police Dog Service attended the parking lot where they located an individual […]

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NWPD Members Assaulted While Arresting Domestic Assault Suspect

New Westminster – On November 23rd at approximately 3:41 pm, the New Westminster Police Department was called to a domestic assault incident in progress where it was learned the suspect had committed an assault and had fled the scene. Minutes later, members located the suspect in the 700 block of 6th Street where he fled […]

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NWPD Search for Suspect after Coffee Shop Staff Allegedly Threatened with Knife

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is searching for a suspect following an alleged assault with a weapon in a New Westminster coffee shop. At approximately 3:00 pm on November 22nd New Westminster Police Department officers were called to a coffee shop at Columbia Square Plaza. Allegedly the suspect brandished a knife and […]

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Police arrest theft from auto suspect with the help of multiple witnesses

New Westminster – On November 22nd at approximately 2:30am, the New Westminster Police Department received two phone calls where one witness described someone breaking into a vehicle near 800 Carnarvon Street. When police arrived on scene and a witness helped police by pointing them in the direction of the suspect. The suspect fled the scene […]

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NWPD and IHIT Investigate New Westminster’s Fifth Homicide

Crime scene update: Clarkson is closed to both vehicles and pedestrians from 6th St to Begbie. Additionally, Lorne Mews is closed to pedestrians. Columbia St sidewalk on the north side from Begbie to Lorne Mews is closed to pedestrians. Thank you for your patience. New Westminster – On November 19th, 2021 at approximately 6:32 am, […]

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*Located* Help us find missing person Oscar Belanger

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for missing person Oscar Belanger. Oscar Belanger is described as a Caucasian male, standing 5’9″ tall, weighing approximately 170lbs, with black hair, and brown eyes. Oscar Belanger is known to use public transit or his skateboard and frequents Surrey, New […]

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Nuisance Activity

The City of New Westminster has provided helpful information on reducing and reporting nuisance activity. City staff has also compiled a list of resources related to topics like: connecting vulnerable residents with services, repair to city property, and discarded needles. Please refer to the City of New Westminster website for more information: https://www.newwestcity.ca/services/bylaw-enforcement#nuisance-activity    

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Remembrance Day poppy box stolen from New Westminster fast food restaurant

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking witnesses to a theft of a Remembrance Day poppy box, days before Remembrance Day. The theft occurred inside the A&W restaurant on November 8th, 2021 at approximately 9:00 pm in the 800 block of Boyd Street. Police believe there may have been other customers in […]

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*Located* Help us find missing youth Kai-Lee Robins

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for missing youth Kai-Lee Robins. Kai-Lee was last seen on November 4th, in the 300 block of Nootka Street in New Westminster. Kai-Lee is described as a Caucasian, standing 5’1” tall, with a slim build. Kai-Lee was last seen wearing […]

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