AbbyPD officer Constable Allan Young remains in critical condition

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It is with heavy hearts that the Abbotsford Police update our community with the current medical status of one of our officers.

Constable Allan Young remains on life support in the BC interior and is not expected to survive his injuries.

The Abbotsford Police continue to support Constable Young’s family. 

Chief Constable Mike Serr remembers, “Allan treated everyone with kindness and respect.  He always had time for a laugh and a joke. Everyone that met Allan would walk away happier. Allan was never too busy for his friends and family and there was nothing he wouldn't do to help. Allan had a zest for life that was unparalleled with a dedication and passion for policing and the Abbotsford Police Department.  He will be missed.”

We extend a heart-felt thank you to the first responders, medical staff and civilians who continue to assist Constable Young and his family and truly appreciate the support that we have received.

Nelson Police Department file 20-3531 / Assault

On July 16, 2020 Nelson Police Department responded to a report of a disturbance in the 600 block of Baker Street Nelson, BC.

Nelson Police and Emergency Services arrived in the area and located a seriously injured male who was transported to hospital by BC Ambulance Service.

This investigation is in the preliminary stages. However, it appears that one male was causing a disturbance in the roadway when the victim approached him and a physical altercation ensued. The victim, a 55 year old man from Abbotsford, has sustained life-threatening injuries and remains in hospital in critical condition.

A 26-year-old man has been arrested in connection with this incident. 

Nelson Police Department General Investigation Section, in consultation with RCMP Major Crimes Unit, are continuing the investigation into this matter.

The Nelson Police Department would like to pass on a sincere thank you to all the first responders, medical staff and civilians who stepped up to assist the injured male and who have assisted Nelson Police Department in the investigation.

The Nelson Police Department is appealing to anyone with information about this incident to call us at 250-354-3919.

Sgt Judy Bird
Phone (604) 864-4899
Abbotsford Police Media Relations Officer