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Chilliwack RCMP investigate machete attack

Chilliwack RCMP are searching for a suspect accused of am unprovoked machete attack.

Police say the incident happened on Thursday, August 25, 2022 shortly after 5am in the area Meadowbrook Drive.

The victim of the attack told police a man he doesn’t know pulled out a machete and then struck the victim in the head. The victim suffered a laceration to the head and was transported to hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The parties involved are unknown to one another and the victim indicates that this was an unprovoked attack.

“Police are looking to speak with anyone who may have information regarding this attack including anyone who resides in the area of Meadowbrook Drive that may have CCTV footage of persons in the area between 4:15 am and 5:15 am,” says Sergeant Krista Vrolyk, media spokesperson for the Chilliwack RCMP.

“The violent and unprovoked nature of this attack is particularly concerning and Chilliwack RCMP continue to work diligently to identify the suspect.”

The suspect is described as approximately 6 foot tall with a stocky build with dark hair and a tanned complexion. He is reported to have a tattoo on his right shoulder – possibly of a crest or sword. The male suspect was last seen wearing a white tank top and black and white high top shoes.

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