RCMP seek suspect in rural attempted murder

Blackfalds RCMP are requesting the assistance of the public in identifying a suspect who stole a vehicle and seriously injured the owner.

  • Thu Feb 25th, 2016 6:00am
  • News

Blackfalds RCMP are requesting the assistance of the public in identifying a suspect who stole a vehicle and seriously injured the owner.

On Thursday, Feb. 25 at approximately 5:20 a.m., Blackfalds RCMP responded to a call at a rural residence in Red Deer County about a victim who had been seriously injured.

The victim was assaulted by an unknown suspect, who then fled the scene in the victim’s vehicle. The victim was transported to the hospital where he was treated for serious injuries. The victim’s vehicle was recently located and recovered by the police.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, 5’5 – 5’6 tall, skinny build, short hair, wearing camo pants, a jacket and a black toque.

The Blackfalds RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in this matter. If you have any information relating to this incident contact the Blackfalds RCMP at 403-885-3310. The suspect is considered armed and dangerous, therefore, do not approach, contact the police immediately.

If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or via the Internet at www.tipsubmit.com. 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), you may be eligible for a cash reward.