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Victim of the December 17, 2013 attack in New Westminster dies in hospital

Victim of the December 17, 2013 assault in New Westminster has died as a result of the injuries he suffered while the suspect tried to rob him. “Unfortunately I can now confirm that this tragic incident has claimed the life of 19 year old Karim MESKINE. Karim was the innocent victim of an unprovoked attack […]

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Charges have been laid in the New Westminster case which has left an 19 year old in a coma

The victim of the December 17, 2013 attack in New Westminster is a young man who is only 19 years old. He is in a coma and not expected to survive his injuries. A 16 year old young person was arrested not long after the offence and will appear in New Westminster Courthouse later this […]

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IHIT takes conduct of an investigation in New Westminster

On December 17, 2013, at approximately 7:45 pm, members of the New Westminster Police Department were called to the area of 23rd Street and 8th Avenue in New Westminster. Upon attendance police found a badly injured male who appeared to be the victim of an assault. The victim was transported to the hospital. “IHIT has […]

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NWPD make arrest in assault investigation

New Westminster – On Monday October 28th at approximately 2:00 pm, NWPD Patrol Officers responded to a report of a fight involving multiple subjects in Moody Park near the outdoor pool. Upon police arrival, a 16 year old victim was located suffering from a number of significant but non-life threatening injuries, and he was subsequently […]

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NWPD Investigate a Break-and-Enter and Sexual Assault

The New Westminster Police Department’s Major Crime Unit are currently investigating an interrupted break and enter and sexual assault that occurred on October 23, 2013 at approximately 9:00 pm in the 1200 Block of London Street. The thirty year old female victim advised that she confronted the male who entered her residence via the sliding […]

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Assistance Requested to Identify Male Involved in Groping Incident

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is requesting assistance from the public to identify the below-noted male who allegedly groped a female at the 22nd Street SkyTrain Station on September 23, 2013. The victim was approached by an older Southeast Asian male who complimented her on her looks. The suspect male walked with […]

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NWPD Investigate Assault on Female

New Westminster – The NWPD are seeking public assistance with their investigation of an assault which took place on Sunday, September 22nd, 2013, at approximately 2:00 am. At that time, a 48 year old female victim was walking in the 200 block of Queens Avenue, when an unknown male suspect appeared out of some bushes […]

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Charges approved against former Transit Police officer

On September 12th, 2012 members of the New Westminster Police Department responded to the 500 block of 7th Street for a report of a number of people fighting outside a local bar. Upon police arrival, no one was observed fighting; however one male was taken into custody. Shortly after the arrest, it was determined that […]

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Male Injured in Home Invasion

On January 29th, 2013 at approximately 11:23 pm, a forty year old male resident of New Westminster was assaulted in his apartment located in the 400 Block of 8th Street. Four unknown males entered his suite and assaulted the victim and then stole over $400 in cash. The victim was able to go to his […]

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NWPD Looking for Home Invasion Suspects

The NWPD Major Crime Unit is investigating a violent home invasion that occurred at an apartment building in the 600 block of 3rd Avenue last Friday, October 26th at approximately 7:30 PM. Three suspects – two male and one female—forced entry to the residence armed with a handgun and a hammer. The suspects threatened the […]

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