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Richmond pair charged in masked Vancouver attack

Two young Richmond residents have been charged in connection with the stabbing of a 21-year-old Vancouver man in the parking lot outside the Denny's Restaurant on Southwest Marine Drive in Vancouver on Friday, Jan. 4.

Casey James Hiscoe, and Zi Hao "Ivan" Wang, both aged 18, have been charged with robbery and aggravated assault.

Hiscoe is also charged with assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

Hiscoe is next scheduled to appear in Vancouver provincial court on Jan. 10, while Wang appeared in court on Tuesday, according to Vancouver Police Const. Brian Montague.

According to police, the attack occurred around 4:30 p.m. after the victim left the restaurant.

He was attacked by several men wearing masks, and was taken to hospital by ambulance with multiple serious stab wounds.

One suspect was taken into custody in Richmond following the attack, thanks to help from the RCMP.

Investigators said the attack appeared to be targeted.

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