Bystanders help police to arrest man during foot pursuit in Whalley


2021-04-29 10:30 PDT

File # 2021-60585

Surrey RCMP has arrested a man for breaching conditions thanks to a call from the public, and help from bystanders during a foot pursuit in Whalley.

On April 27, 2021 at approximately 02:00 am, Surrey RCMP responded to a call reporting a vehicle alleged to have a its rear plate covered in the 9500-block of 132 Street. Police attended the area and spoke to a man and woman associated to the vehicle in the parking lot of a convenience store. During the interaction with police, the man suddenly ran.

Bystanders who witnessed the incident intervened, stopping the man, which allowed the officer to catch up and make a detention. Further investigation determined that the man was breaching court ordered conditions, including allegedly breaching a condition not to attend the convenience store where he was located.

Twenty-five-year-old Cory Ulmer BROWN of Surrey has been charged with two counts of breach of probation and was remanded in custody.

This police file has a lot of great layers to it, says Constable Sarbjit Sangha Media relation Officer. Everything from the initial reporting of a suspicious vehicle, to the assistance of the bystanders. We appreciate the help and support of the community.

To make a report to Surrey RCMP please call 604-599-0502 or 911 in an emergency. If you wish to make an anonymous report please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or

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