Richmond RCMP seeking witnesses to early Saturday morning assault

RICHMOND RCMP are seeking witnesses to an alleged assault that took place around 5:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 7.

RCMP were contacted after a man was brought to a local area hospital with a significant head wound.  The man was allegedly attacked by a group of individuals right in front of a restaurant located at 5300 No 3 Road.

“Investigators know there were other people in the area at the time of the assault and are asking anyone who may have witnessed it to contact police”, said Cpl. Adriana Peralta.

It appears this was a targeted attack.  The victim remains in hospital in stable condition.

The suspects left southbound from the mall parking lot in two vehicles.

Richmond Watch General Investigation Section has conduct of the investigation. 

Anyone with information regarding this matter is asked to contact Richmond RCMP at 604-278-1212 or by email at  Should you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).