Traffic flagger injured after being assaulted by cyclist in Surrey

Sep 2 2020, 5:33 pm

Surrey RCMP is investigating after a traffic flagger was injured in what was described as “a serious assault” with a weapon, near the intersection of 95A Avenue and 148 Street on Wednesday afternoon.

According to police, the incident took placeĀ at approximately 2 pm, when officers received a report that a traffic control flagger working in the area had been assaulted with a weapon by a male on a bicycle.

“The female victim has been transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries,” said police. “The male suspect fled on bicycle and police are actively looking for him.”

Police said “early reports” describe the suspect as a Caucasian male, heavy set, in his 30s, wearing dark clothing and a baseball cap, and riding a red mountain bike.

Anyone who sees an individual matching this description should call police immediately.

Any witnesses in the area who may have dashcam footage are asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502.

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