Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a suspect who allegedly impersonated a peace officer, forcibly confined and sexually assaulted a female on the weekend.
On Sunday, June 4, 2017, a female was driving home in the area of Anthony Henday Drive and 127 Street at 1:30 a.m. when she was directed to pull over by a vehicle with flashing lights.
It is reported that a male exited the vehicle with flashing lights, approached her pulled over vehicle and requested that she exit and to get into his vehicle. The female complied with the male, who was dressed in a uniform, assuming he was a legitimate officer.
The male suspect allegedly threatened the complainant, implying that he wouldn’t proceed with criminal charges if she performed sexual acts on him. The complainant was then driven to another area, sexually assaulted and driven to her residence.
The suspect vehicle is believed to be a 4-door, white Nissan Rogue, a model between the years of 2007 and 2013.
The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, approximately 25 to 30 years of age with a thin build and short brown hair. He was wearing what appeared to be a Peace Officer’s uniform, navy blue in color.
Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.tipsubmit.com/start.htm.
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