Edmonton Police looking for information on reported sexual assault

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service is seeking information about a reported violent sexual assault that occurred in north central Edmonton in the early hours of March 10.

On Sunday, March 10, 2019, at approximately 5:45 a.m., police received a call that a female was found yelling for help in the area of 103 Street and 114 Avenue. When police arrived, they located a woman in her mid-20s who had sustained serious injuries and was wearing only a shirt.

It was reported to police that the woman had been walking northbound on the west side of 101 Street between 2:30 a.m. and 5 a.m. on March 10, 2019. As she approached a bus shelter on the west side of 101 Street just north of 117 Avenue, she observed a number of people waiting at the bus stop, including an unknown male.

After a bus stopped at the shelter and picked up the people waiting, the unknown male followed the complainant as she continued to walk by. The male assaulted her, then pulled her into the field surrounding St. Basil and Spruce Avenue schools, where he violently sexually assaulted her.

Sexual Assault Charges
Sexual Assault Charges

After the assault, the woman regained consciousness in the field wearing only her shirt. She crawled to 103 Street and 114 Avenue, where a resident found her at approximately 5:45 a.m. and called 911.

The male suspect is described as 5’4”, with a black toque, pants and sweater or hoodie. He is described as having an accent and a distinct odour. The suspect is believed to have fled west from the scene.

Investigators are encouraging anyone who may have information about this crime to come forward by calling the Edmonton Police Service at 780-423-4567Call: 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477Call: 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.p3tips.com/250.

MRU #: SA19R003

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