Langley RCMP seek men for vicious hammer attack in Langley City

Attack took place near 7-Eleven store last Saturday at 3 a.m. Man was beaten with a hammer.

  • Oct. 24, 2014 2:00 p.m.

Langley RCMP is seeking public assistance with their investigation into a vicious attack on a man in Langley City who tried to prevent a robbery.

On Saturday, Oct. 18, just after 3 a.m., police were called to the area of the 7-Eleven convenience store in the 20200 block of 56 Avenue.  Police believe the two attackers, using a handgun, were in the process of robbing a female when they were interrupted by a male.

At that point, one of the suspects pointed a firearm at the man’s head.  His partner in crime went to a vehicle and returned with a hammer which he used to hit the victim in the head, kicking him at the same time.

The victim lost consciousness for a moment and when he awoke, his attacker continued to hit him with the hammer and kick him on the ground.

The two males ran to a newer silver car (possibly a Hyundai or a Toyota four-door) and fled.  It is possible the vehicle had after market, newer-style cuts in the fender.

The victim was transported to hospital, He sustained a serious skull fracture.

One male suspect is described as being possibly of Filipino descent, medium skin complexion, 6’1″ tall, mid to late 20’s, approximately 200 lbs., athletic build, bald and shaved, with a tattoo on his neck written in script. He was wearing black clothing, dress shoes, dress pants and a man purse.

The other male is described as Caucasian, 5’10” tall, mid to late 20’s, skinny, scrubby looking, wearing a hat and a white and red hoodie.

If you have information that would assist police with this investigation, please call Langley RCMP at 604-532-3200.  Should you need to remain anonymous, please call CrimeStoppers.

There are four ways to leave an “anonymous tip” with Crime Stoppers — Talk:   1-800-222-TIPS (8477);  Type:   www.solvecrime.ca;  Text:   BCTIP and your message to CRIMES (274637) and  Facebook:  www.facebook.com/metrovancouvercrimestoppers.

 

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