Man charged with assaulting media during border protests


2023-02-24 14:12 PST

File # 2022- 112228

Surrey RCMP is updating the public that charges have been laid in relation to the assault of a member of the media at the Pacific Highway border protests last February.

On February 19, 2022, during a protest near 8 Avenue and 176 Street in Surrey, BC, it is alleged that a camera operator who was filming the crowd was assaulted. (Media release 2022-02-19)

The Surrey RCMP Serious Crime Unit took conduct of the file and through extensive investigation were able to identify a suspect.

On February 15, 2023, 56-year-old, Vojislav Zmukic of Coquitlam, BC, was charged with one count of Assault. He was later arrested and released on an undertaking with a court date in March 2023.

Released by:

Cpl. Vanessa Munn
Media Relations Officer
Surrey RCMP
14355 57 Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3X 1A9
Office: 604-599-7776


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