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Assault with weapon sends one to hospital…

WILLIAMS LAKE, BC: Police are on the look out for two suspects following an assault in Williams Lake on January 1…

Police say at approximately 8:23 PM, officers were called to a local convenience store on Mackenzie Ave for a report of a serious assault. 

The incident began when a man left the store and was getting into his vehicle when he was approached by two unknown males, one of which demanded the keys to the vehicle. A struggle ensued between the victim and one of the suspects. During the altercation, the victim was injured with an edged weapon.

The victim ran back into the store followed by the suspect who took the victims vehicle keys from him. Both suspects went into the vehicle and rummaged inside, before fleeing the scene on foot.

The victim was taken to hospital and treated for injuries that have been described as non-life threatening.

Police continue to search for the individuals responsible.

If anyone has information please contact the Williams Lake RCMP at 250 392-6211 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. 

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