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Male allegedly punched in an unprovoked attack, Burnaby RCMP seeking witnesses

Darpan News Desk Burnaby RCMP, 17 Jun, 2022 09:39 AM
  • Male allegedly punched in an unprovoked attack, Burnaby RCMP seeking witnesses

Burnaby RCMP is seeking witnesses to assist in the investigation of an assault that took place on Lougheed Highway near Willingdon Avenue in Burnaby. 

On Tuesday, June 14, 2022, a male suspect allegedly approached and punched a 33-year-old man in an unprovoked attack. The suspect then threatened to kill the victim before walking away. 

The suspect is described as: 

  • Caucasian man
  • 38-40 years old
  • Heavy build
  • Brown curly hair 

The suspect was wearing: 

  • Shorts with grey leggings underneath 
  • Grey shirt

The victim suffered minor injuries. 

While there are no reports of similar incidents in the area, police are concerned about this random assault and are looking for information to assist in the investigation, said Corporal Alexa Hodgins with Burnaby RCMP. 

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed this assault or who may have dash cam video taken while travelling west-bound on Lougheed Highway near Willingdon Avenue in Burnaby between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14 to contact the Burnaby RCMP at 604-646-9999.

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