Vancouver Police ask for public’s help to solve Halloween attack on South Asian teenager

LOGO halloween ICBCVANCOUVER Police are asking for the public’s help to solve a Halloween attack that sent a teenager to hospital with serious injuries.

On October 31 at around 11 p.m., the 16-year-old boy left a house party, and was last seen in the south lane of East 60th Avenue near Inverness Street.

Around 6 a.m., the teenager knocked on the door of a home on East 60th Avenue near Ross Street and asked for help. He was bleeding, shirtless and shoeless. He was taken to hospital where he was diagnosed as having suffered a possible stab wound to the chest, a collapsed lung and scrapes and bruises to his face.

His cell phone, jewelry and wallet were missing.

The victim is South Asian, has short black hair, a moustache and was wearing a black toque and a silver chain around his neck.

“There are pieces to this puzzle that are still missing,” says VPD spokesperson Sgt. Randy Fincham. “Someone out there knows what happened to this young man between the hours of 11 p.m. on October 31 and 6 a.m. on November 1.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Vancouver Police Major Crime Section at (604) 717-2541 or Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-8477.