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VPD seeks witnesses to violent West End assault

Update: January 27, 2020

Vancouver Police are seeking witnesses to an assault in the West End last Saturday, which left a 46-year-old Vancouver man in hospital with serious injuries.

Just before 1 a.m. on November 30, police responded to a 9-1-1 call about an injured man on Thurlow Street just north of Davie Street.

“Investigators have been unable to interview the victim due to his injuries,” says Sergeant Aaron Roed, VPD. “It’s very important for any witnesses or anyone who may have information about this assault to speak with our officers.”

The victim is white, 6’4″ tall, and has a thin build. He was wearing a light grey, patterned dress shirt, black pants, and black shoes. He was walking north on Thurlow from Davie Street on the west sidewalk when he was assaulted.

Following the assault, the suspect walked away north on Thurlow Street with two other unknown people.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Vancouver Police investigators at 604-717-2541 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.