A 24-year-old man has been charged after two pedestrians were allegedly struck by a car and seriously injured in an alleyway in Surrey.
On Thursday (Sept. 28) at about 1 p.m., police responded to a report that a man and woman, both 24, had been struck by a vehicle in an alleyway in the 5900-block of 172 Street.
The victims were taken to hospital with “serious injuries” and a suspect was arrested not long after the incident, according to a Surrey RCMP media release.
Nicholas Giles, 24, has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault and two counts of assault with a weapon. The police detachment’s Serious Crime Unit has taken over conduct of the investigation.
Giles is awaiting his next court appearance and has been remanded into custody, Surrey RCMP state.
Police are appealing for information and are asking any witnesses to the collision or anyone with dash camera footage to contact them at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477 or visiting www.solvecrime.ca