Assault suspect charged, one still outstanding


2016-05-20 12:38 PDT

File # 2015-181870

Surrey RCMP advises that an arrest and charges have been laid against one of the suspects involved in an assault that occurred this past Christmas Eve (see previous release).

Elkan VYIZIGIRO, 18 years old from Vancouver, has been charged with Assault with a weapon, Break and Enter with Intent, and Face masked with intent. He is in custody pending his next court appearance.

photo of assault suspect

Surrey RCMP’s General Investigations Unit continues to investigate and follow up on information that could lead to the identification of the second suspect involved in this incident. The suspect is described as a black male, in his early 20’s, wearing all-black clothing, including a hoodie with a toque underneath, and light coloured shoes (see attached photo).

Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers, if they wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-TIPS or Please quote file #2016-43457.

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