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Suspect arrested in Vancouver West End stranger attack

Last Updated Feb 18, 2021 at 4:24 pm PDT

Summary

A woman was walking home after shopping on Davie Street when a stranger came from behind, wrestled her to the ground

Police say a man has been arrested after a woman was attacked in the West End, charges are being recommended

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – A man has been arrested in connection with an attack in Vancouver’s West End over the weekend.

A 24-year-old woman was walking home after shopping on Davie Street around 9:40 p.m. Saturday when police say she was grabbed from behind on Maxine Lane, which is the south lane of Burnaby Street.

Police say he wrestled her to the ground. The woman screamed and managed to get away.

A 57-year-old man was arrested Thursday morning. He has been released from custody with conditions.

Charges are being recommended.