Update: Man arrested and charged following assault on pregnant woman

surrey.rcmp.ca

2021-04-13 10:22 PDT

File # 2021-41646

Surrey RCMP is updating on the investigation of an assault on a pregnant woman, in Whalley.

This investigation began on March 23, 2021, after a pregnant woman was pushed to the ground in what appears to be an unprovoked assault. (See previous news release – March 31, 2021)

The Surrey RCMP General Investigation Unit (GIU) took conduct of the investigation and with the assistance of the public, a suspect was identified. On April 10, 2021, the suspect was arrested in Langley with the assistance of the Langley RCMP.

Forty-nine-year-old Roger Evanson of no fixed address has been charged with one count of assault and was remanded to custody.

Thank you to the media and the public for playing a big role in helping us advance this investigation, says Sergeant Elenore Sturko, Media Relations Officer for Surrey RCMP. Tips from the public not only helped us to identify the suspect, but also helped to bring forward an additional witness.
 

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Sgt. Elenore Sturko
Media Relations Officer
Surrey RCMP
www.surreyrcmp.ca
14355 57 Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3X 1A9
Office: 604-599-7776

Email: surrey_media_relations@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
 

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