New Westminster – At approximately 9:00 am on September 27th the New Westminster Police Department officers received a 9-1-1 call to report that a two people had been assaulted while walking in the 600 block of 6th Street. Officers rushed to the scene, located the victims, and searched for the suspect. The victims did not know the suspect. BC Ambulance attended the scene to assess what appeared to be minor injuries.
Police were unable to locate anyone matching the suspect description and are now appealing to the public to help identify the person in a CCTV photo. The suspect is described as a heavyset male, approximately thirty-five years of age, wearing tan work pants and a blue plaid jacket.
“It is believed that before these assaults took place the suspect was shouting at people walking in the area,” said Sergeant Justine Thom, “If you saw this suspect in the area or you have information that can help in identifying this person and you haven’t yet spoken to police please call us.”
Information on this incident can shared with police by calling 604-525-5411 and referencing file 22-14665.
CONTACT PERSON: Sergeant Justine Thom