Surrey RCMP investigating an assault with a weapon

SURREY RCMP announced just before 12 p.m. on Saturday that they are investigating after a male was allegedly assaulted with a pipe-like object in the morning.

Earlier, there were widespread rumours about a possible shooting before of a huge police presence.

Frontline police officers were called to the 4900-block of 148 Street of Surrey at approximately 9 a.m., after receiving calls that a male was injured following a dispute between a group of individuals. Upon attendance a male victim was located with a head injury and was transported to an area hospital for medical treatment. His injuries are non-life threatening.

Police continue to gather information and will be working to identify any suspect/(s) involved in this incident.

“We can confirm there was no shooting and the incident is not believed to be connected to gang activity,” police said.

Anyone with further information about the incident is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous.