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Arrest made following alleged assault with a weapon on Quayside Boardwalk

New Westminster In the afternoon of June 20th New Westminster Police Department officers arrested a suspect in connection to a reported assault with a weapon on the Quayside Boardwalk.

Police were able to identify and locate the suspect thanks to witnesses who came forward after seeing the New Westminster Police Department media release appealing for assistance from the public.

Charges related to assault with a weapon are being recommended to Crown Counsel.

Thanks to these witnesses the residents of New Westminster can breathe a sigh of relief,” stated Sergeant Andrew Leaver. I’d like to thank every resident who keeps up to date with news from their local police. In this instance, it led directly to an arrest and our city is a safer place because of their help.”

The New Westminster Police Department would like to remind residents that they are encouraged to call 9-1-1 if they ever see a crime in progress, or anything that causes them concern for their safety or the safety of another person.

Two large weapons.

Weapons that were seized from the residence of the suspect.


CONTACT PERSON: Hailey Finnigan