May 13, 2020

Suspect Identified in Violent Attack on Bus Thanks to Public’s Help

New Westminster – An appeal to the public, by Metro Vancouver Transit Police, has led to the identity of a suspect who allegedly assaulted a woman while on a bus.

On May 12, 2020, Metro Vancouver Transit Police appealed to the public for help in identifying a man who allegedly attacked a woman, pulling her hair and punching her multiple times while on a bus.

The suspect in this incident has been identified, thanks to tips from the public, as a 48-year-old Vancouver resident, of no fixed address, who was well known to police. The investigation determined that the suspect passed away from an apparent drug overdose approximately one week after this incident.

Metro Vancouver Transit Police would like to thank the media and the public for their assistance in this investigation.

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