Vancouver police are investigating a serious assault in Collingwood Thursday morning that sent a man in a wheelchair to hospital with serious injuries.

Just before 8 a.m. first responders were called to the underground parking lot in an apartment building on Cecil Street near Kingsway to help a man in a wheelchair with serious injuries. Officers were able to determine that the injuries were likely the result of a recent assault.

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The victim, a 44-year-old Vancouver man, was transported to hospital where he remains in serious condition.

No arrests have been made and police anticipate that officers will remain in the neighbourhood for several more hours as the investigation continues.

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Investigators are looking to speak to anyone who has dash-cam video and was driving in the area of Cecil Street between Kingsway and Euclid Avenue between 7:30 and 8 a.m. Wednesday.

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Anyone who may have witnesses this assault, or who has any related information, including dash-cam video, is asked to call investigators at 6041-717-2541 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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