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Category: Assault

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 […]

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Witnesses asked to come forward following assault with a weapon

New Westminster – On November 21st at approximately 2:30pm New Westminster Police Department officers were dispatched to the 900 block of 12th Street after a witnesses reported hearing a gun shot and observed what he believed to be an injured man holding a large knife walk into a convenience store. Additional witnesses shared that inside […]

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Witnesses asked to come forward following bear spray assault of elderly man

New Westminster – On November 5th, New Westminster Police Department officers were dispatched to the intersection of 8th Street and Queens Avenue after a witnesses saw an elderly man assaulted by a suspect using bear spray. Police searched the area for someone matching the suspect description, and provided aid to the victim. Despite searches of […]

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Suspect arrested and charged following assault of teenager in Westminster Pier Park

New Westminster – On October 4th at approximately 2:00 pm, New Westminster Police Department officers were dispatched to Westminster Pier Park after an unprovoked attack on a teenager. The injuries sustained by the teenager required hospital treatment. Following a thorough investigation, police identified and arrested the suspect. 30-year-old Devin Monteleone of Burnaby, BC, has been […]

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Police appeal for public assistance after traffic control flagger bear sprayed by group of youths

New Westminster – On October 4th at approximately noon the New Westminster Police Department were dispatched to the intersection of Agnes Street and Merrivale Street after a traffic control flagger was assaulted by a group of youths. The youths sprayed the flagger with bear spray and fled the scene. Officers provided aid to the victim […]

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New Westminster Police Department searches for suspect in unprovoked assault

UPDATE: A suspect has been arrested in connection to this incident and at this time is being held in police custody. Thank you to all the members of the public that assisted in this investigation. New Westminster – On October 4th at approximately 2:00 pm the New Westminster Police Department were dispatched to Westminster Pier […]

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Police appeal for witnesses to come forward following assaults on 6th Street

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 […]

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New Westminster Police Department arrests suspect in unprovoked assault

New Westminster – On September 13th the New Westminster Police Department appealed to the public for assistance in identifying a suspect in an unprovoked assault that had happened the day prior near the 700 block of 22nd Street. With the help of Metro Vancouver Transit Police, photos of the suspect were shared across NWPD communications […]

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New Westminster Police Department searching for suspect following unprovoked assault

New Westminster – At approximately noon on September 12th 2022, the New Westminster Police Department received a 9-1-1 call from someone who had been assaulted near the 700 block of 22nd Street. The caller shared that a man had approached her and made sexualized comments before he assaulted her, knocked her to the ground, and […]

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Man charged following damage to business and assault of staff member

New Westminster – On July 26th at approximately 7:00pm, the New Westminster Police Department received a call from a witness advising there was an assault in progress inside a New Westminster business. According to witnesses, the man threatened staff inside and there were sounds of breaking glass. Officers attended the area and located an individual […]

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