Agassiz man found beaten in Chilliwack

A 33-year-old Agassiz man was found bleeding and unconscious late Saturday in an alleyway in downtown Chilliwack.

A 33-year-old Agassiz man was found bleeding and unconscious late Saturday in an alleyway in downtown Chilliwack.

Chilliwack RCMP are now looking for witnesses to the assault, or anyone who may have other information about the incident.

“The serious crime unit now has conduct of the investigation, and are looking for anyone who may have been in the area of Empress Lane and Nowell Street during the hours of 7-9 p.m. Saturday evening, who may have witnessed the assault or an altercation,” Cpl. Tammy Hollingsworth said in a news release.

The victim is now resting at home, after his release from hospital Monday.

Police said they responded to a report Saturday of an unconscious man in the alleyway, who was found and taken to hospital with serious injuries.

He was later taken to Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster for further testing and observation.

Anyone with information is asked to call Cpl. Harinder Kheleh in the RCMP’s serious crime unit at 604-792-4611 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.