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Man arrested after an unprovoked assault at a New Westminster SkyTrain Station

New Westminster – Metro Vancouver Transit Police is thanking the New Westminster Police Department for their assistance in arresting the suspect in an alleged unprovoked stranger assault. On May 12th, 2022, at about 3:30 p.m., a man walking on the overpass toward Sapperton SkyTrain Station passed the suspect, who was walking in the opposite direction. […]

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Officers arrest suspect after receiving call for help from drug store staff

New Westminster – On May 12th at approximately 5:00 pm the New Westminster Police Department received a call from a staff member at a drug store near the New Westminster SkyTrain Station bus loop. The staff member shared that they were witnessing a man trying to access the cash register, and that this man told […]

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National Police Week: Connected to Our Communities

New Westminster – Today marks the beginning of National Police Week – a seven-day public awareness campaign that encourages new connections between police and the communities they serve. This campaign represents an opportunity to emphasize how police officers are both members of the community they live in and members of the police community they work in. […]

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Officers arrest suspect after resident sees suspect prying at balcony door

New Westminster – On April 30th at approximately 1:00 am the New Westminster Police Department received a call from a resident in the Quayside neighbourhood who shared they were watching someone prying at their balcony door. The resident provided a suspect description and the direction the suspect fled. Patrol officers and the Lower Mainland District […]

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Police seeking witnesses to come forward after fight breaks out at liquor store

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is asking witnesses to come forward following a fight that occurred at the Sapperton Liquor Store on April 29th. Police were called to the liquor store at approximately 10:00 pm by a caller who described a fight inside the store between two men, one of which had […]

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NWPD Investigate Interrupted Break and Enter

New Westminster – On April 28th 2022 at approximately 7:20 pm, New Westminster Police Department patrol officers responded to a break and enter in progress at a residence located in the 1000 block of Queens Avenue. The resident was in his bedroom when he heard a loud noise coming from his living room. The resident […]

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Student assaulted and seriously injured at New Westminster Secondary School

New Westminster – On April 27, 2022 the New Westminster Police Department responded to the 800 block of 6th Street for a report of a student who had been assaulted with a blunt force weapon out front of New Westminster Secondary School. Patrol members located a 16 year old victim receiving medical treated by school […]

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*Located* Help us locate missing person Brooklyn DuBois

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for missing person Brooklyn DuBois. Miss DuBois was last seen on April 20th at approximately 10:00 am and there is a growing concern for her well-being. Miss DuBois was last seen in the 600 block of 3rd Avenue in New […]

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*Located* Help us locate missing person Brandi Forsythe

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for missing person Brandi Forsythe. Ms. Forsythe was last seen on April 11th and there is growing concern for her well-being. Ms. Forsythe is described as a Caucasian female, standing 5’7” tall, with a medium build with long brown hair. […]

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NWPD seeking help from witnesses following a report of a man pointing firearm

New Westminster – On April 11th at approximately 8:30 pm, the New Westminster Police Department responded to a report of an attempted shooting in the area of Royal Avenue and 4th Street in New Westminster. The intended victim was sitting in a taxi at a red traffic light when he was approached by an unknown […]

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