Police are asking for help from the public after a “suspicious occurrence” was witnessed at the corner of 16 Avenue and Highway 99 in South Surrey. (Google image)

Police investigating ‘suspicious occurrence’ in South Surrey

Surrey RCMP asking for public assistance after someone reported that they saw a gun on 16 Avenue

Surrey RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in the investigation of a “suspicious occurrence” near the 16 Avenue and Highway 99 intersection late Sunday evening.

According to a news release issued Tuesday afternoon, police say an individual reported to police that they observed, “what they believed to be a firearm,” lying on the road near the intersection.

The person reported that the suspected firearm was picked up by a person in a dark coloured SUV.

Surrey RCMP said the suspicious activity happened “a few hours” before the person alerted police at approximately 12:30 a.m., Monday near the 16 Avenue and Highway 99 ramp.

Police officers attended the area and conducted patrols, talked to neighbours and canvassed for witnesses and video surveillance, according to the news release.

“Investigators have not confirmed that a firearm was involved in this occurrence,” the release states, adding that police are asking anyone with information to contact Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or, to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Comments are closed

Just Posted

Cloverdale students make puzzles for care home residents

Students from Cloverdale’s Sunrise Ridge delivered gifts to seniors and thank you notes to first responders

White Rock dogs-on-promenade survey shows majority approval

City figures suggest that off-season program could continue

UPDATE: Pedestrian dies after being hit by bus in uptown White Rock

Collision occurred July 3 at North Bluff Road and Johnston Road

Intent of killing at centre of Surrey man’s West Kelowna murder trial

B.C. Supreme Court Justice Allison Beames is anticipated to return with her decision in August

PHOTOS: South Surrey tractor project evokes ‘$1-million smile,’ helps connect neighbours

Retired Surrey firefighter Ron Henze began project for friend’s dad to fill time during pandemic

VIDEO: Musqueam Chief captures captivating footage of bald eagle catching meal

‘This is why we have chosen to live here since time immemorial,’ Chief Wayne Sparrow’s nephew says

Police ramp up efforts to get impaired drivers off B.C. roads this summer

July is dedicated to the Summer CounterAttack Impaired Driving Campaign

Migrant workers stage multi-city action for full status amid COVID-19 risks

‘COVID-19 has exacerbated an existing crisis’

Okanagan school drops ‘Rebels’ sports team name, citing links with U.S. Civil War

Name and formerly-used images “fly in the face” of the district’s human rights policy, says board chair

PHOTOS: B.C.’s top doc picks up personalized Fluevog shoes, tours mural exhibition

Murals of Gratitude exhibit includes at least one portrait of Henry alongside paintings of health-care workers

Langley vigil demands justice for Ontario animal activist killed protesting in front of slaughterhouse

More than two dozen people gathered at Britco Pork to remember Regan Russell, and fight Bill 156

In troubled times: Independence Day in a land of confusion

Buffeted by invisible forces and just plain worn out, the United States of America celebrates its 244th birthday

Stop enforcing sex work laws during COVID-19, advocates say

There are provisions in Canada’s prostitution laws that make workers immune from prosecution, but not from arrest

Liberal party finished 2019 having spent $43 million, raised $42 million

All political parties had until midnight June 30 to submit their financial reports for last year

Most Read