Man charged with aggravated assault in Bar stabbing

Guildford — A Surrey man has been arrested and charged in connection to a stabbing outside a Guildford bar last June.

Brandon Teixeira, 25, faces charges of aggravated assault, assault with a weapon and uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm after a bouncer was stabbed in the neck outside Taphouse pub.

It happened on June 26 around 1:15 a.m. The victim was taken to hospital. At the time, police said he was expected to recover.

Police say Teixeira was nabbed on Sept. 6 when the Surrey RCMP’s Strike Force Target team arrested him on an outstanding warrant for breach of a conditional sentence order.

Surrey RCMP say he was found after following up on leads, including video surveillance and several witness interviews.

Teixeira remains in custody pending his next court appearance.

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