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Jet boat group calls for calm after beating filmed on river in Chilliwack – BC
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Jet boat group calls for calm after beating filmed on river in Chilliwack – BC

The head of a group that represents jet boat users in the Lower Mainland is calling for cooler heads to prevail after a caught-on-camera violent incident on the Vedder River on Sunday. Chilliwack RCMP launched an investigation after a man who was fishing from the riverbank was beaten viciously by three men who sped up in a boat near the Lumsden Road area. Read more: Beating of angler caught on video launches Chilliwack RCMP investigation Witnesses told Global News that anglers on the bank had previously yelled at the boat to slow down.“It saddens me,” said Rocky McIntyre, president of the Fraser Valley Jet Boaters Association.“We started this group to remember our friend Allan who passed away when he was in his jet boat and it flipped … the fact that our com...
Beating of angler caught on video launches Chilliwack RCMP investigation – BC
Global News

Beating of angler caught on video launches Chilliwack RCMP investigation – BC

WARNING: Some people may find the information in the story and video disturbing. Discretion is advised.  Chilliwack, B.C., RCMP confirm officers are investigating an assault on someone fishing on the Vedder River on Sunday.The attack was caught on video and provided to Global News.The video shows a boat speeding up to a group of people fishing on the shore.Three men then jump off the boat and attack one of the anglers, beating the person viciously. 0:39 Chilliwack RCMP investigate beating of angler caught on video Chilliwack RCMP investigate beating of angler caught on video Some witnesses...