Outdoor party leads to arrest

One man is arrested following an assault at an outdoor party near Sayward.

SAYWARD—One man has been arrested and three others were treated in hospital following an assault last week at an outdoor party near Sayward.

On June 2, Sayward RCMP responded to a report of a serious assault that occurred around 3 a.m. at a residence in the Sayward Valley.

As the investigation unfolded it was learned that an adult male had brandished a handgun during a violent altercation involving a metal pipe and knife with several other adult males at an outdoor party.

Three adult males were transported to Campbell River hospital as a result of injuries sustained during the altercation. They were released from hospital later that same morning.

Sayward RCMP officers conducted a search for the handgun and located it in a public area, not far from the location of the incident.

One adult male has been arrested with a number of serious charges pending against him. Sayward RCMP are continuing their investigation but have not released the name of the suspect or the the charges.
If you have information about this incident or see suspicious or unusual activity around homes or properties in the Sayward area, please contact the RCMP at 250-282-5522 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), www.bccrimestoppers.com.

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