Lethbridge Police investigating assault of woman at Henderson Lake

Lethbridge, Alberta – Lethbridge Police are investigating after a woman reported she was assaulted by an unknown male at Henderson Lake Thursday night.

On August 17, 2017 at approximately 10:30 p.m. police responded to a report that 24-year-old woman had been walking south on the east side of the lake near a bridge when she felt someone grab her arm. The unknown male proceeded to push her to the ground and attempted to remove her shorts. The woman was able to escape from the male and ran to her vehicle where she called police. Police searched the area with the assistance of a K9 team but the suspect was not located.

The suspect is described as an Aboriginal male in his 20s, approximately six feet tall with dark hair. He was wearing a red shirt and jeans and had a nickel-sized tattoo on his left cheek similar to the pattern on a bandana.

Police are advising all citizens who use our paths and parks to always be aware of their surroundings – day or night – and if any suspicious activity is observed call police immediately.

Anyone who has information about this assault or recognizes the description of the suspect is asked to contact police at 403-328-4444 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477.

Lethbridge Police Service

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