Police release photos in taxi driver assault

Coquitlam, Information Wanted

2022-10-12 09:30 PDT

File # 2022-22005

Coquitlam RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance with identifying the suspect of an assault on a taxi driver that occurred August 22, 2022.

Coquitlam Front-line officers attended the area of Sunnyside Road and East Road in Anmore after a male suspect assaulted a taxi driver with a beer bottle. The male suspect hit the glass partition inside the taxi causing the glass to shattered.

The taxi driver suffered minor injuries to his hand.

Suspect male sitting in the back of the taxi cab
Zoomed in photo of shirtless suspect in the back of a taxi cab

The suspect can be described as:

The male suspect was seen wearing:

Everyone should feel safe in their workplace, said Coquitlam RCMP Media Relations Officer, Corporal Alexa Hodgins. In this instance, a taxi driver was assaulted with a beer bottle while working. This is unacceptable and we take these kinds of reports seriously.

Anyone who may recognize the male suspect or have information regarding the incident to contact the Coquitlam RCMP at 604-945-1550, and quote file number 2022-22005.

Released by

Cpl. Alexa Hodgins

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

Email: coquitlam_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: coquitlam.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (English only)

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