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Witnesses asked to come forward following assault near Front Street parkade

New Westminster – On November 27th at approximately 8:15am New Westminster Police Department officers were dispatched to the downtown neighbourhood to investigate an assault. Police learned a woman had been assaulted by two people as she used a flight of stairs leading from Front Street to the Front Street parkade. It is believed the suspects struck the woman.

Police are now canvassing the area for CCTV footage and asking anyone who witnessed this assault and has not yet spoken to police to reach out to the New Westminster Police Department to share what they saw.

“We believe the suspects and the victim are known to each other,” stated Sergeant Justine Thom. “Given the time of day and the proximity to busy Front Street traffic, we believe there are people who may have seen this assault and have not yet spoken to officers.”

Anybody who has any further information regarding these incidents should contact New Westminster Police Department by calling 604-525-5411.



CONTACT PERSON: Hailey Finnigan


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