Update - Scott Road SkyTrain station shooting

Surrey

2019-01-31 09:41 PST

The RCMP continue their search for the suspect in yesterday’s shooting of a Metro Vancouver Transit Police officer at the Scott Road SkyTrain Station (see previous news release).

A police presence remains in the area of yesterday’s incident however roads are open to residents and the Scott Road SkyTrain station is now re-opened for regular operations. Vehicle traffic entering and leaving King George Blvd to 114 Avenue and 125A Street to 124 Street, will continue to be checked by police. Police are asking non-residents to stay away from the area as the police investigation continues.

Local residents can resume their regular activities, however they should remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity by calling 911.

The suspect is described as an adult male in his 20’s, with dark skin, a dark stubble goatee and moustache, and he was last seen wearing a blue hoodie. The suspect was also wearing white Nike brand running shoes with a large black swoosh. The suspect is believed to be armed and anyone who sees him should not approach him but should call 911.

Video of Suspect

The video has been removed as of 2019-02-03 upon arrest of a suspect.

A dedicated tip line is open for the public to report any information that can assist this investigation: 604-502-6284. If you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca.

 

For media inquiries contact:
Sgt. Chad Greig
Media Relations Officer
Surrey RCMP Media Relations Unit
Office: 604.599.7776
Email: surrey_media_relations@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

 


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