Saskatoon Police Searching for Sexual Assault Suspect Armed with a Hammer

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Saskatoon Police are currently searching for a suspect believed to be involved in an early morning sexual assault.

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The suspect is described as a male, between the ages of 18 and 20, Indigenous, 6’ tall, with shaggy dark hair and a noticeable injury to his forehead. He was believed to have been wearing a black t-shirt, skinny jeans, and black or red shoes.

At approximately 5:30 a.m., August 18, 2017, Police were called to a home in the 3200 block of McGill Street. Two female residents of a home reported that an unknown male had entered the residence and had physically and sexually assaulted one of the women. He had been armed with a hammer but an altercation took place and the victim was able to gain control of the hammer and strike the suspect in the forehead. The male then fled the scene.

Police are working closely with both women at this time. The victim who was assaulted was transported to hospital. Her physical injuries are non-life threatening.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or the suspect involved is asked to contact the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

(Occurrence Number: 17-86627)

Saskatoon Police Service


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