Five injured in fight at Surrey banquet hall

One of the victims was an elderly female who suffered a broken arm.

  • Nov. 6, 2016 1:00 p.m.

Five people were injured in an fight outside a Surrey banquet hall in Surrey Friday night.

Just before midnight on Nov. 4, Surrey RCMP were called to an altercation in the parking lot outside the building in the 12000-block of Nordel Way.

When police arrived, they found a large group of people in the parking lot, with four persons suffering from wounds as a result of an assault with a weapon.

Five people in total were transported to hospital with various degrees of injury – though none with life-threatening injuries.

One of the victims was an elderly female who suffered a broken arm and other injuries as a result of being knocked down.

Police say the a large family function took place inside the banquet hall before the altercation, which took place outside.

A knife was also possibly produced and was used by one person involved in the fight.

All of the persons involved in the altercation are known to each other and had been invited to the family function.

A suspect has not yet been identified, and witnesses are still being spoken to.

Police are also in the process seeking video footage of the altercation.

Anyone who may have witnessed the altercation or observed persons fleeing from the location are asked to call the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers.

 

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