Police seek to identify assault suspect with sketch

Coquitlam, Can You Identify

2023-06-06 09:49 PDT

File # 2023-9308

At 2:10 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 an unknown man assaulted an adult man following a verbal dispute about their dogs playing together at Burns Park located at 802 Edgar Avenue in Coquitlam. The suspect wanted financial compensation from the victim, as they believed the victim’s dog injured the suspect’s dog. Police believe that the suspect may have sought medical treatment for their dog at a local veterinarian clinic.

The 39-year-old victim suffered minor injuries. Victim services is engaged.

Cell-phone photo of suspect man walking away

View larger photo – Cell-phone photo of suspect man walking away

Composite sketch of suspect

View larger photo - Composite sketch of suspect

The suspect can be described as:

The suspect man was wearing a blue jacket and plaid shirt while accompanied by a German shepherd dog that went by the name Milo.

We are appealing to anyone who may have been in or around Burns Park located at 802 Edgar Avenue in Coquitlam between 1:30 to 2:30 pm on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, who witnessed or have information to contact our investigators, said Corporal Alexa Hodgins of Coquitlam RCMP. Police are seeking anyone who may have dash-cam, cellphone or video surveillance of the incident to contact the Coquitlam RCMP at 604-945-1550.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident, video footage or additional information is asked to contact the Coquitlam RCMP at 604-945-1550, and quote file number 2023-9308.


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Coquitlam RCMP Media Relations
Office: (604) 945-1580

Email: coquitlam_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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