British Columbia

Man assaulted with hockey stick in bank lobby: RCMP

A man was resting inside the lobby when the first suspect allegedly struck him in the head with a hockey stick, police say.

Man was resting inside ATM lobby when he was struck in the head, say police, who are seeking 2 suspects

Police are searching for two suspects after the alleged assault in June. (Fort St. John RCMP)

RCMP in Fort St. John, B.C., are looking to identify two suspects after a man was assaulted with a hockey stick in a bank lobby.

Police in the northeastern city say the assault happened on June 11 at about 2:35 a.m. PT. 

A man was resting inside the lobby, where an ATM is located, when the first suspect allegedly struck him in the head with a hockey stick, police say.

The second suspect appeared to record the attack on a phone.

Surveillance footage captured the first suspect entering the ATM lobby of a local bank and then leaving. He returned with a hockey stick and the second suspect behind him.

The victim was taken to local hospital and treated for his injuries.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact 250-787-8100 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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