Surveillance cameras captured the moment an unidentified suspect threw coffee at a woman standing on a train platform before pushing her to the ground.
Metro Vancouver Transit Police recently released footage of the April 6 attack in hopes that the public could identify the perpetrator.
According to Global News, the woman is seen rushing to catch a SkyTrain at New Westminster SkyTrain Station but the doors close before she can make it on. Police say that, in her rush, the 42-year-old woman possibly accidentally bumped into the suspect. After words are briefly exchanged, the suspect is seen throwing his coffee at the woman and violently pushing her to the ground.
Police said the woman was hospitalized for back and neck injuries and bruising but is alright. The suspect left the scene as a bystander tended to the injured woman, Global News reported.
According to The Province, the attacker was described as being a white male in his mid-30s and being 6-foot tall with a medium build. He’s also said to have short black hair and possibly has blue eyes. Surveillance cameras captured him wearing a black hoodie with white markings on the pocket area.
Anyone with information about the April 6 assault at the New Westminster SkyTrain Station is instructed to call 604-516-7419.
[Featured Image: Transit police handout/CCTV]