Submitted. This afternoon at 3:30 pm the Abbotsford Police Department was called to a financial institution in the 32900 block of South Fraser Way. A 34 year old man had entered the bank and informed staff that he had been assaulted, taken against his will and was being forced to withdraw funds. APD Patrol Division officers arrived on scene and began to investigate. Major Crime Unit investigators were quickly mobilized and a search began for a suspect vehicle and suspect.
Patrol officers, Major Crime detectives and Emergency Response Team members descended on a home in 32000 block of Peardonville Road at 5:45 pm. A 39 year old man was taken into custody and others in the home were questioned.
The investigation is continuing.
Anyone with information about this incident should call the APD at 604-859-5225 or text 222973 (abbypd).