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Category: Assault

Security guard assaulted by man with bat

New Westminster – In the early morning hours of May 11th the New Westminster Police Department responded to the area of Queens Avenue and 7th Street for a report of a uniformed security guard being assaulted with a bat. Investigators believe two suspects fled the area by running west on Queens Avenue from 7th Street. […]

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NWPD investigating serious assault

New Westminster – On March 2nd at approximately 1:00 pm New Westminster Police Department officers responded to a report of a serious assault inside a residence on Princess Street. The victim was transported to hospital, where she remains in critical condition. A nearby school was temporarily sheltering in place as a precaution while NWPD officers […]

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Male Assaults Police Officers with Weapon

New Westminster – On May 20th, 2020 at approximately 6:30 am, New Westminster Police Department responded to a report of a male allegedly banging on the courthouse windows in the 600 block of Carnarvon Street. While officers spoke with the male, he lunged at one of the officers, who was able to push him off. […]

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Good Samaritans assist victims in assault

New Westminster – On May 14, 2020 at approximately 2:25 pm, NWPD officers responded to a report of an assault in progress in the parking lot of 1025 Columbia Street.  Several 9-1-1 calls were received that reported a male fighting with two people in a vehicle while also hitting pets that were in the vehicle. […]

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NWPD officers use less-lethal weapon to arrest suspect near River Market

New Westminster – On February 21st at approximately 11:45am a male was observed by a New Westminster Police Department officer in the area of 8th Street and Columbia Street displaying assaultive and threatening behavior. The officer who observed this behavior called for backup while maintaining visual contact with the male. When additional officers arrived the […]

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Incident at NWSS

New Westminster – On September 11th, 2019, at approximately 10:45am, the New Westminster Police Department responded to a report of an isolated incident involved a physical confrontation among four students in an upper level walkway at New Westminster Secondary School.  One student was allegedly assaulted by three other students during escalation of a previous argument. […]

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NWPD Investigating Assault on Church Street

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is investigating an assault that occurred on June 22nd, 2019 in the unit block of Church Street. On June 22nd at approximately 11:40pm, a patrol officer was driving north in the unit block of Church Street and noticed a large group of people. A 41 year old […]

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UPDATE: NWPD Investigating Assault in Pier Park

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is in the early stages of an investigation involving an assault between two people. On June 14th at approximately 12:15am, patrol officers responded to a report a fight in the 400 block of Front Street at Pier Park, involving two people, along with a large group of […]

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NWPD investigating assault with weapon

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is in the early stages of an investigation involving an assault with a weapon. On June 20th at approximately 11:50pm, patrol officers responded to a report of a male who was assaulted with a weapon in the 800 block of Agnes Street. When officers arrived, an adult […]

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Assault with Weapon – Serious Injury

New Westminster – On October 31st at approximately 11:30pm the New Westminster Police Department was called to the area of 8th Street and Columbia Street for a report of an assault with a weapon, believed to be a knife. Officers attended and located one injured male. The injured male was transported to a local area […]

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