Police Investigate Mischief and Property Damage in Abbotsford


A Punjabi family living in Abbotsford is in a state of shock after a group of people arrived at their place and damaged their property and vehicles in their residential premises.
On April 29th, 2023, at 12:39am, Abbotsford Police Patrol Officers responded to a report of mischief in progress at a residence in the 2300 block of Broadway Street. Upon arrival, officers confirmed extensive property damage to four vehicles and parts of the home.
Video footage obtained at the scene shows a large group of armed suspects arriving in three different vehicles. The suspects are seen leaving their vehicles before using various weapons, including axes, swords, and baseball bats, to smash out windows and destroy other property.
The victim family appeared in an interview in local media channel and expressed their shock. Although the motive behind the attack has not been identified yet, the investigation is ongoing an police is asking for public help to identify the victims.
This incident is very concerning to the AbbyPD, due to the violent nature of the crime and the targeting of an occupied residence, said the statement.
Investigators seek anyone with information on the suspects or suspects’ vehicles, please call the Abbotsford Police Department at 604-859-5225.