Waterfront Station. (GoToVan/Flickr)

Man charged after punching spree outside Vancouver’s Waterfront Station

Vancouver investigators believe the attacks were random, but that there may be more victims

A man is facing a number of charges in connection to a punching spree near Vancouver’s Waterfront Station that left at least five people with minor injuries.

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The unprovoked assaults happened just before 8:30 p.m. on May 28 near the SeaBus terminal, police said in a news release Thursday.

Five people were hurt, including a 37-year-old Burnaby man who was taken to hospital. The other four were treated at the scene.

Stuart Schneider was arrested shortly after the incident with the help of a Good Samaritan.

Investigators believe the attacks were random. Police are asking any additional victims to contact the major crime section at 604-717-2541 or call Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous.


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