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October 27, 2017 6:31 pm

Teen Beaten in Unprovoked Attack Police Say

Monday, March 13, 2017 @ 2:11 PM

Prince George, B.C. – A 29-year-old man from New Hazelton is facing charges after police say he attacked a boy on Friday.

Prince George RCMP Cpl. Craig Douglass calls the attack “rare” and “unprovoked” and says it happened at around 10:30 a.m. near Massey Drive and Griffiths Avenue.

“Police arrived and found a 16-year-old male victim. Indications were that an adult male had assaulted the youth without provocation,” he says. “Officers located the suspect a short distance away; however, he failed to obey police commands and fled on foot.”

Douglass says he was caught and arrested in a near by high school parking lot. He says the victim was taken to hospital for treatment of a broken nose and other non-life threatening injuries.

Moses Clifford Johnson was charged with:

  • Aggravated assault
  • Resist or Obstruct a Peace Officer

Johnson recently moved to Prince George from New Hazelton and has been remanded in custody until his first court appearance today.


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