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Child Left Behind At Park

On Monday July 13th at 2:30 pm the New Westminster police were contacted by a keen eyed Queens Park staff member regarding a child that was left behind by an unknown visiting day camp. The seven year old boy was in good spirits but was unable to offer any information regarding his surname, family name, […]

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Dispute Leads To A Number Of Arrests And Charges

On July 11th, 2009 at approximately 2130 hours, the New Westminster Police responded to a 911 call of a female in distress in the Queensborough area. According to witnesses, a group of male suspects in possession of sticks and pipes accosted an 18 year old female walking home to her residence. One of the males […]

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Counterattack Roadblock Nets Breach Charges

At approximately 0230 hours on 11 July members of the New Westminster Police were conducting a Counterattack roadblock in the 300 block McBride Blvd. Members spoke to a driver who suddenly fled from police in his vehicle. Members successfully spike belted the suspect vehicle before it left New Westminster towards Surrey across the Pattullo Bridge. […]

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Police Seeking Public Assistance With Injured Male

In the early morning hours of July 10th, 2009 members of the NWPS were called to the Royal Columbian Hospital to investigate significant injuries received by a male currently being treated at that location. The cause of these injuries could not be be confirmed, however assault has not been ruled out as a cause. Further […]

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Police Roadblock Nets Cash Seizure

The New Westminster police have stepped up their Counter Attack roadblocks throughout the month of July. As is usually the case, police roadblocks go beyond the regular checks for impaired drivers. Case in point, on July 3rd at 2315 hours several officers were conducting roadblocks in the 100 block of East Columbia street when an […]

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Sexual Assault (1100 Block Of Quayside Drive)

On Saturday July 4th at approximately 0100 hrs, a female opened the front lobby door to her apartment building, located in the 1100 block of Quayside drive, when the suspect suddenly appeared from behind and brushed by her stating ‘excuse me’ as he entered the building. The suspect walked along with the victim to access […]

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Sexual Assault (600 Block Of 6th Street)

On June 30, 2009 at 05:20 hours, a 28 year old pregnant female was walking to her place of employment in the 600 block of 6th Street, New Westminster when a Caucasian male ran up to her from behind and knocked to her to the ground. The suspect male then touched the victim in a […]

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Pedestrian Motor Vehicle Incident

At 1444 hours, July 1st, 2009 the New Westminster Police were dispatched to Queens Park on report of a motor vehicle striking two pedestrians. At scene, police, fire and, emergency health services personnel provided medical assistance to the two injured pedestrians. Initial reports indicate that a motor vehicle was attempting to park in a parking […]

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Financial Institution Robbery Attempt

At approximately 0900 hrs the New Westminster police responded to numerous 9-1-1 calls regarding a robbery attempt at a bank located in the 800 block of McBride blvd. Witnesses advise of a suspect brandishing a crowbar to smash the front window of the bank to gain entry. The bank was not as yet open for […]

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Armed Takeover Style Bank Robbery

The New Westminster Police is currently investigating a violent “takeover” style bank robbery which occurred on Monday June 15th, 2009. Two masked males entered a local bank, one armed with a handgun and one with a knife. One of the males jumped the counter and robbed several tellers. The males made off with a quantity […]

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