Wood Buffalo RCMP release sketch of suspect in Fort McMurray assault

| April 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

21-year old woman assaulted behind Thickwood Safeway

Fort McMurray assault

Fort McMurray assault suspect

On April 19, just after noon, a 21-year old woman was assaulted by an unknown man behind the Thickwood area Safeway.  She was taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Wood Buffalo RCMP are now releasing a composite sketch of the suspect involved in the assault on the young woman.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian man with a pock-marked face.  He is about 50 years old and has light blue eyes.  He was clean shaven with medium length grey hair.  The suspect is approximately 6′ tall and has a heavy build, weighing about 260 pounds.  At the time of the attack, he was wearing a grey and purple hoodie with light coloured denim pants and work boots.

Constable Christina Wilkins of the Wood Buffalo RCMP says police are not releasing any more information on the attack to protect the integrity of the investigation.

Anyone who may have witnessed the attack or anyone with information on the suspect is asked to contact the Wood Buffalo RCMP at 780 788 4000.  Or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222 8477, or go online at www.tipsubmit.com.

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Category: Alberta, Fort McMurray

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