Witnesses sought in assault
2021-02-11 15:00 PST
File # 2021-2801
Maple Ridge, B.C. – Ridge Meadows RCMP is investigating an assault and are appealing to the public for any witnesses who may have observed the incident.
On Tuesday, February 9, between 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm, a cyclist was travelling north bound on 240th Street approaching the intersection at Dewdney Trunk Road, near the Outpost Liquor store, when an altercation occurred between the cyclist and the driver of an SUV. The alleged suspect, a man driving the SUV, allegedly claimed he was a law enforcement officer before assaulting the cyclist and then left the area.
The alleged suspect is described as;
- white male approx. 5'10"
- medium build
- short dark hair
- approximately 30-35 years old
- wearing dark grey cargo pants, grey hoodie, a black vest, and hiking style shoes
The suspect vehicle is believed to be a lighter colored (silver, gold or grey) SUV, possibly a VW Tiguan.
It is believed two bystanders witnessed this incident however they have not spoken with police.
- Bystander #1: White male, glasses, approx. 30-35 yrs old, possible driving a black vehicle, possibly a Dodge Challenger
- Bystander #2: Female, unknown description
If you have any information regarding this incident and have not spoken with Police please contact Constable Barrera at 604-476-3014 and reference file 21-2801. If you wish to remain anonymous call CRIME STOPPERS at 1-800-222-8477 or leave a TIP online at www.solvecrime.ca. Crime Stoppers may pay a reward of up to $2000.00 if your information leads to an arrest and conviction.
Constable Julie Klaussner
Media Relations Officer
Ridge Meadows RCMP
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