Surrey cabbie stabbed

Police looking for slender, dark-complexioned man in relation to cabbie stabbing

A cab driver is recovering after being stabbed by a fare on the weekend.

On Sunday, at about 5:30 a.m., Mounties were called by a taxi driver in the 13300-block of 105A Avenue.

The cabbie said he’d picked up a lone male fare in the area of 108 Avenue and 144 Street and was assaulted a short time later at the location from which he called police.

During the assault, the man pulled out a knife and stabbed the cabbie in the arm and hand.

The attacker then took the taxi driver’s wallet, cash and cellphone, then fled.

The cab driver was taken to hospital, treated and released.

The suspect was last seen running west on 105A Avenue.

He is described as slender, with a dark complexion, slender, wearing black pants and black hoodie.

Surrey RCMP are seeking public assistance in identifying and locating the suspect male in this incident.

Anyone who may have seen anything in the area of 108 Avenue., and 144 Street between 5 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. is asked to call Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Surrey monitoring traffic as vehicles again clog city streets

Compared with city’s 2019 weekly average, deepest volume reduction was in late March with up to 46 per cent less vehicles

Refund emails from City of White Rock a ‘phishing’ scam

IT staff work to nullify security breach in ‘classic phishing campaign’

Art’s Scarecrow Festival returns in September

Sixth annual event will be different than previous events because of the pandemic

Surrey’s top cop is keynote speaker at Surrey Board of Trade AGM

Asssistant Commissioner Brian Edwards will be on deck at Tuesday’s ‘virtual’ meeting

B.C. records new COVID-19 death, 85 more cases; Horgan calls on celebrity help

This brings the total number of active confirmed cases to 531 across the province

Horvat scores 2 as Vancouver Canucks beat Blues 5-2 in NHL playoff opener

Game 2 in best-of-seven series goes Friday night

Teachers to get 2 extra days to prepare for students’ return, now set for Sept. 10

Students will first start with orientation and learn rules of COVID-19 classroom policies

High-volume littering at Cape Scott draws ire from hiking groups

Popular Vancouver Island hiking spot not closing, but frustration about crowding grows

SFU to drop ‘Clan’ varsity team name

The ‘Clan’ name is shortened from ‘Clansmen,’ and was introduced roughly 55 years ago

New Tory leader must build a strong team in Commons and for the campaign: Scheer

Scheer marked his final day in the House of Commons today as leader of the Opposition

B.C. to hire 500 more COVID-19 contact tracers ahead of fall

Contract tracers add an ‘extra layer’ in the fight against the novel coronavirus

Feds commit $305M in additional funds for Indigenous communities during COVID-19

Money can be used to battle food insecurity and support children and mental health

We were a bit tone deaf: Hobo Cannabis renamed Dutch Love after backlash

Hobo Cannabis has various locations in Vancouver, Kelowna and Ottawa

Most Read