VPD looking for witnesses after man attacked outside Broadway pub

Mar 9 2020, 8:54 am

Vancouver police are looking for witnesses to a recent attack that left one man in hospital with injuries described as “life-threatening.”

In a release on Monday, VPD said the incident took place in front of the Fairview Pub on West Broadway on February 29, just after 2 am, when two men were involved in an altercation.

“One of the men, a 49-year-old Vancouver man, was assaulted and subsequently taken to hospital, where he remains,” said VPD Sgt. Aaron Roed. “VPD investigators have identified a male suspect and the investigation is ongoing.”

As part of the investigation, police are asking anyone who may have information about the incident to contact them at 604-717-2541. Those who wish to leave an anonymous tip can do so by contacting Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or by leaving a tip online.