1 injured in attempted robbery and assault at UBC: RCMP – BC – Details inside

Attempted robbery, assault leaves 1 injured at UBC: RCMP - BC

“Police in search of witnesses after an assault and attempted robbery at UBC’s Point Grey campus

University RCMP is seeking witnesses to an assault and attempted robbery that took place at the University of British Columbia’s Point Grey campus on Wednesday. The incident occurred near the Rose Garden parkade around 1:30 p.m., prompting a response from officers.

Details of the incident

According to a media release from University RCMP, one victim was taken to the hospital with injuries but is expected to survive. However, the suspect remains at large as police were unable to locate them. The preliminary information suggests that the incident stemmed from an attempted robbery that escalated into an altercation resulting in the victim being injured.

Appeal for information

University RCMP is urging anyone who witnessed the incident or has video footage recorded in the area at the time to come forward and contact them at 604-224-1322. The more information they have, the better chances they have of identifying and apprehending the suspect.


It is crucial for the community to come together and support the authorities in their investigation of such incidents. By providing valuable information and cooperating with law enforcement, we can help ensure the safety and security of our campus and prevent such incidents from happening in the future. Let us stand united against violence and work towards creating a safer environment for everyone at UBC.”



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