Vancouver police looking for witnesses in violent West End assault

Vancouver police are looking for witnesses in a violent West End assault that left a 46-year-old Vancouver man in hospital with serious injuries.

Just before 1 a.m. on Nov. 30, officers responded to a 911 call about an injured man on Thurlow Street just north of Davie.

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“Investigators have been unable to interview the victim due to his injuries,” Sgt. Aaron Roed, VPD media relations officer, said in a press release. “It’s very important for any witnesses or anyone who may have information about this assault to speak with officers.”

The victim is white, 6’4” tall with a thin build. At the time of the assault, 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 north on Thurlow with two other unknown people.

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

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