Burnaby RCMP seek witnesses for stranger assault

Burnaby, Information Wanted

2022-06-17 07:38 PDT

File # 2022-19538

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. 

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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.

Released by

Cpl. Alexa Hodgins

Media Relations Officer
Burnaby RCMP
6355 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby, BC, V5G 2J2
Office: 604-646-9696

Email: burnaby_rcmp_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: burnaby.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (English only)

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