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Abbotsford man charged with holding victim down on railroad tracks

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An Abbotsford man has been charged with attempted murder for holding a man down on the tracks in the path of an incoming train.

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According to the Abbotsford Police Department, around 10:50 pm on Tuesday, officers were called to a working railroad line along Gladys and Essenden Avenues where a man was detained by another man in front of an oncoming railcar. It is said that there was

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Acting quickly, the operator applied the emergency brakes and was able to bring the vehicle to a halt just in front of the victim.

The suspect fled the scene but was arrested by police. Edward Mackenzie, 47, has been charged with attempted murder.

Police said the victim was shaken but was not injured.

Abbotsford Police will ask witnesses or people with dashcam footage before and after the incident to call the detachment at 604-859-5225.

Abbotsford man charged with holding victim down on railroad tracks

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