IIO Seeks Witnesses to Incident in Vancouver (2020-046)

Case: 2020-046 Incident Date: March 3, 2020 Agency: Municipal Location: Vancouver Detachment: Vancouver Police Department Incident Classification: Serious Harm Case Status: Closed - Crown Counsel stay of proceedings

Independent Investigations Office
For Immediate Release

Surrey – The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. is seeking witnesses to a police-involved incident in Vancouver.

Vancouver Police reported that on March 03, 2020, a suspicious vehicle had several collisions with police vehicles between 2:00 a.m. and 2:30 a.m. in the South Main Street area of Vancouver.

Specifically, investigators believe that there were witnesses capturing video on cells phones near the Tim Hortons at the intersection of E 49th and Main Street.

Anyone who witnessed any of the incidents or has video footage is asked to contact the IIO witness line at 1-855-446-8477.


The IIO is the independent civilian oversight agency of the police in British Columbia. It investigates all officer-related incidents that result in serious harm or death, whether or not there is any allegation of wrongdoing.


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