Police say a man received critical injuries during a serious assault at the log structure in Boitanio Park Saturday, Sept. 11. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Update: Williams Lake RCMP investigating assault in Boitanio Park, victim remains in critical condition

Investigators believe several men assaulted the victim

  • Sep. 13, 2021 12:00 a.m.

A 32-year-old man remains in critical condition following a brutal assault in Boitanio Park Saturday afternoon, Sept. 11.

Williams Lake RCMP were called to the park at 5:05 p.m. where the assault victim had been found at the log gazebo beside the back of the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. When police arrived, they found the man was suffering from life threatening injuries.

“Investigators believe that several men were involved in the assault. A vehicle, believed to be involved was located by police and has been seized pending a forensic investigation,” noted an RCMP news release.

Staff Sgt. Del Byron said the man was taken to hospital where he remains in critical condition.

“It is believed that there were numerous witnesses to this assault and the police feel they may have information that would further the investigation,” noted Byron.

Investigators with the Williams Lake RCMP GIS unit are working hard and are committed to solving the case, he added.

Byron is asking anyone with information about an assault at Boitanio Park Saturday, Sept. 11 to contact the local detachment.

If you have any information you are asked to call the Williams Lake RCMP at (250) 392-6211 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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