Man assaulted after being jumped from behind

Police describe the Oct. 22 assault at the Northern Motor Inn in Thornhill outside of Terrace as being unprovoked.

  • Thu Nov 3rd, 2016 5:00am
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The Terrace RCMP is asking the public for information in regards to an assault that occurred at the Northern Motor Inn on October 22.

In what police are describing as an unprovoked assault, a man waiting for a friend outside of the Northern was jumped from behind.

“He was stomped and kicked in the head. We are asking the public for any information that will assist with this investigation,” says Constable Angela Rabut of the Terrace RCMP.

On October 27th police received a report of an assault that had occurred on October 22nd.

“Sometime between midnight and 1 a.m. a man was standing beside a car parked at the Northern waiting for a friend to arrive. He was jumped from behind by an unknown assailant, knocked down, stomped and kicked in the head. He suffered serious injuries,” she said.

The incident was first reported to police Oct. 27.

If you have information about crime contact the Terrace RCMP at (250)638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at www.terracecrimestoppers.ca or by texting keyword TERRACE followed by your message to 274637 (CRIMES).