One man in custody following assault with weapon


2023-07-27 12:00 PDT

File # 2023-125216

 Surrey RCMP is on scene following an assault with a weapon in a Newton neighborhood that sent one man to hospital.

On July 27, 2023, at 10:07 a.m., Surrey RCMP responded to the report of an assault with a weapon in the 12900-block of 68 Avenue. Upon arrival police located a 20-year-old man suffering from apparent stab wounds. The man was transported to hospital with what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.

A suspect was taken into police custody and has since been transported to Surrey RCMP cells pending further investigation.

Initial information suggests that an altercation ensued when the victim interrupted a theft from vehicle. Surrey RCMP General Investigation Unit is on scene and has assumed conduct of the investigation.

Anyone who was in the area and has dash camera footage, or witnessed the incident is asked to contact Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502.

Released by:

Cpl. Vanessa Munn
Media Relations Officer
Surrey RCMP
14355 57 Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3X 1A9
Office: 604-599-7776


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