New Years Day Assault Sends one man to hospital

Williams Lake

2018-01-02 11:53 PST

File # 2018-14

On Monday January 1st 2018, at 8:23 PM, Williams Lake RCMP were called to a local convenience store on Mackenzie Ave in the city.

A man had left the store and was getting in his vehicle when he was approached by two males, one of which demanded the keys to the man's vehicle. A struggle ensued between the victim and one of the suspects. During the altercation, the victim was injured with an edged weapon.

The victim ran back into the store followed by the suspect who took the victims vehicle keys from him. Both suspects went into the vehicle and rummaged inside, before fleeing the scene on foot.

The victim was taken to hospital and treated for injuries that have been described as non life threatening.

The police continue to search for the individuals responsible. They have been described as aboriginal males wearing dark clothing. Police ask anyone with information on the identity of the individuals responsible to call the Williams Lake RCMP at 250 392-6211 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477

Released by

Cpl. Madonna Saunderson

District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
North District
4020 5th Avenue, Prince George B.C. V2M 7E7
Office: 250-561-3166
Cell: 250-301-3521


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