Firearms, assault charges laid following South Surrey arrest

A Langley man arrested in South Surrey Wednesday is facing assault and firearms charges in connection with a July incident in Cloverdale.

A 27-year-old Langley man arrested in South Surrey early Wednesday is facing multiple charges in connection with a shooting incident that occurred in Cloverdale last month.

The arrest took place during a search of a home in the 15300-block of 27A Avenue, with assistance from officers with the Mounties’ High Risk Target Team, Emergency Response Team and Police Dog Services.

The Cloverdale incident took place July 21 at approximately 4:30 p.m. According to police, a woman reported that a man had accidentally shot his friend in the leg at a home in the 18700-block of 60A Avenue.

The perpetrator fled the scene on a motorcycle.

Charges laid following Wednesday’s arrest include aggravated assault and assault, as well as six firearms-related charges.

Robert Miskenack is due back in court on Aug. 28.

Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or, to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers, at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvercrime.ca

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