Police seek witnesses to serious assault in Williams Lake

A gathering at a residence on Dodwell Street in Williams Lake resulted in an altercation on the street, sending one person to hospital with serious injuries Sunday, police say.

Police were called to a residence in the 400-block of Dodwell Street at 5:18 a.m. The call was initially a disturbance complaint and when police arrived that looked to be the case with a group of people on the street yelling and screaming.

While attending to the ruckus, police were notified by medical personnel that a person had been brought to the hospital with serious injuries. The investigation showed that the disturbance call and the call from the hospital were related.

Police are continuing to investigate.

If anyone witnessed this altercation and have yet to talk to the police they are asked to call the Williams Lake RCMP at 250 392-6211.