Two men wanted in New Year’s Day assault


2023-01-20 15:12 PST

File # 2023-29

Coquitlam RCMP is appealing to the public for assistance in locating two Coquitlam men involved in an assault that has left a 29-year-old man with serious injuries.

Coquitlam RCMP Front-line officers attended the area of Glen Drive and Johnston Street in Coquitlam for an assault on Sunday, January 1, 2023 at 2:47 a.m. The victim was changing a tire when he was attacked by two men. The men fled prior to Police attendance.

The victim sustained serious, non-life-threatening injuries to his head. The victim was transported to hospital and has since been released.

Coquitlam RCMP Investigational Support Team has assumed conduct of the investigation. Victim Services has been engaged.

This unprovoked assault occurred in a busy area during the New Years Eve festivities, said Corporal Alexa Hodgins from Coquitlam RCMP. Our investigators conducted a thorough investigation and quickly identified the suspects.

On Friday, January 13, 2023 Evan Clairmont and Jacob Robinson were charged with one count of Assault Causing Bodily Harm.

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Evan Clairmont and Jacob Robinson.

Evan Clairmont can be described as:

Jacob Robinson can be described as:

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Jacob Robinson or Evan Clairmont to contact the Coquitlam RCMP, said Media Relations Officer, Corporal Alexa Hodgins. If either Jacob or Evan are located by the public, please do not approach and contact 9-1-1 immediately.

Anyone who has any information, or may know the whereabouts of Evan Clairmont or Jacob Robinson are asked to contact the Coquitlam RCMP at 604-945-1550, and quote file number 2023-29.

Released by

Cpl. Alexa Hodgins

Media Relations Officer
Coquitlam RCMP
2986 Guildford Way, Coquitlam, B.C V3B 7Y5
Office: 604-945-1580

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