Wetaskiwin RCMP seek information in relation to assault on males

On April 17, 2016 an assault occurred against a 20-year-old male...

  • May. 16, 2016 12:00 p.m.

Wetaskiwin, Alta. – On April 17, 2016 an assault occurred against a 20-year-old male, while his 16 and 17-year-old friends were also chased by the assailants.

Early in the morning, approximately 1:00 a.m., three males were walking from the skatepark on 47 Avenue. A grey pick up truck pulled in front of them and the two males and one female in the truck began asking questions. The two males from within the truck got out and assaulted the 20-year-old male. His friends managed to run away. After the victim ran from the first truck he tried to flag down another vehicle. The driver of that second vehicle stopped and again the victim was assaulted by a different male driver.

A description of the trucks and occupants is as follows:

Truck #1

-Grey, 4 door

-approximately 2009 model

Male Driver:

-Caucasian

-Approximately 20-25 years old

-Skinny

-Short blonde hair, flat bangs in front

Male Passenger:

-Caucasian

-Blonde hair

-20 – 25-years old

Female Passenger:

-Blonde hair

Truck #2

-Black, 4 door

-New model, approximately 2013

Male Driver:

-Caucasian

-20-25 years old

-stocky build

-Jeans and red t-shirt

The Wetaskiwin RCMP have an ongoing investigation and are seeking any witnesses to this event. If you have information about this, or any other investigation(s), please call the Wetaskiwin RCMP at 780-312-7267 or call your local police detachment. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers [www.crimestoppers.ab.ca] for instructions). You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), the recovery of stolen property, and/or a seizure of illicit drugs, you may be eligible for a cash reward.