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Man charged with assault in alleged random attack of 67-year-old at Vancouver bus stop

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A suspect has been charged in an unprovoked attack on a man at a bus stop in Vancouver’s West End last month, police said Monday.

The 67-year-old victim was waiting for a bus near Davie and Thurlow streets on Nov. 8 when police allege a stranger attacked him.

Several witnesses phoned 911, and police were able to locate a suspect.

In a media release, Vancouver police said David Keyler, 35, was arrested Sunday and has been charged with one count of assault causing bodily harm.

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He has been released on bail and is due back in court on Jan. 9.

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Court records show a man of the same name and age has a lengthy criminal record of charges ranging from breach of probation and uttering threats to possession of drugs and assaulting a police officer spanning nearly a decade and in municipalities around the province.

A suspect has been charged in an unprovoked attack on a man at a bus stop in Vancouver’s West End last month, police said Monday. The 67-year-old victim was waiting for a bus near Davie and Thurlow streets on Nov. 8 when police allege a stranger attacked him. In a media release, Vancouver police said David Keyler, 35, was arrested Sunday and has been charged with one count of assault causing bodily harm.

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