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15-year-old boy arrested in trio of attacks on women in Burnaby, New Westminster

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Burnaby RCMP have arrested a 15-year-old boy after a series of unprovoked attacks on women this week. – Sep 2, 2021

Burnaby RCMP say they will be recommending sexual assault charges against a 15-year-old boy accused in a series of recent attacks on women.

Police issued a warning Wednesday, following a trio of similar attacks in Burnaby’s Edmonds area and in New Westminster.

In one case, Mounties said the suspect wrestled a 25-year-old woman to the ground.

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Officers arrested the teen suspect around 4 p.m. Wednesday at a SkyTrain station.

The boy remains in custody, and police said they were working with his family and the victims of the attacks.

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