Richmond RCMP investigating assault of a dog-walker

Richmond

2023-10-05 15:18 PDT

File # 2023-30282

Shortly before 2:30 p.m. on September 24, 2023, a 65-year old woman was walking her dog near the north west corner of Moffatt Road and Blundell Road. The dog walker was approached by a suspect, a woman possibly in her 30’s. The suspect allegedly struck the dog-walker in the face then proceeded to pour some type of beverage over her before fleeing the area on foot.

Both parties were not known to one another. The motive for the attack is unclear. Police were notified of the assault some time later by a family member of the victim.

The suspect is described as:

We recognize the effects that a such a crime can have on our community and public safety says Inspector Mark Baxter, Operations Officer Richmond RCMP. This matter is being treated very seriously and will be investigated fully, adds Insp. Baxter.

Richmond RCMP is actively investigating this incident and is asking anyone in the community who may have information, to contact us and quote file# 2023-30282. This area around Moffatt Road and Blundell Road is known to have steady pedestrian, vehicle, and commuters traveling though it.

Released by

Cpl. Adriana O'Malley
Media Relations Officer
Richmond RCMP
11411 No 5 Road, Richmond, BC, V7A 4E8
Office: 604-207-5189
Fax: 604-207-4716

Email: richmond_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: richmond.rcmp.ca

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