Vancouver police seek witnesses to serious assault near Burrard SkyTrain station

Vancouver Courier


Vancouver police are looking for witnesses after a serious assault near the Burrard Street SkyTrain Station.

The incident took place at around 7:30 p.m. on March 20. Two men, who were known to each other, got into a fight on Melville Street at Burrard. One of the men allegedly attacked the other with a weapon before fleeing. The victim, a 47-year-old Vancouver man, was able to flag down a taxi and got himself to hospital for emergency treatment.

Burrard SkyTrain Station/Google Street View

“This is a busy area with people coming and going from the SkyTrain and local businesses,” media relations officer Const. Jason Doucette said in a news release. “We understand a couple of people may have tried to assist, and we’d like to hear from them.”

Anyone who may have witnesses the assault, or has information about the incident, is asked to call detectives at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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