UPDATED: Granville Street nightclub assault victim dies

Aug 11 2016, 7:32 pm

UPDATE – The 28-year-old woman who was physically assaulted early Thursday outside Caprice Nightclub on Granville Street has died.

According to Vancouver Police, the incident occurred just before 2 am when the victim was assaulted by two other women. She reportedly had a brief altercation with the two women inside the club just minutes earlier.

The suspects fled from the scene after the attack. Approximately 30 minutes later, as they left a taxi near Hastings and Abbott streets, police arrested two women believed to be involved in the assault.

Anyone who witnessed the attack or may have information that could assist investigators is asked to contact the Vancouver Police’s Major Crime Section at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers’ anonymous hotline at 1-800-222-8477.