Video: Vancouver police seek suspect who knocked over a mother and toddler in Chinatown

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      The Vancouver Police Department has released another video of a person who was struck by a stranger.

      This time, it involved a mother and her toddler, who were standing on the south side of East Pender Street near Gore Avenue around 10:45 a.m. on July 9.

      A shirtless man had allegedly been kicking cars in the area when police responded. He took off and ran straight into the 40-year-old mother and toddler, knocking them to the ground.

      According to the VPD, the child had multiple scrapes and the mother struck her head.

      “This assault occurred in a busy neighbourhood and was witnessed by about a dozen people,” Sgt. Steve Addison said in a news release. “Although we’ve spoken to some witnesses, we’re still collecting evidence and we’d like to hear from others who saw or heard what happened.”

      Vancouver police released this video on July 20.

      The suspect was later arrested.

      Shakwan David Kelly, 27, has been charged with mischief, assault, and obstructing a peace officer.

      The VPD said that he did not show up for a scheduled court appearance on July 12 and is wanted on a B.C.-wide arrest warrant.

      Update: Vancouver police arrested Kelly and he is back in custody.