Red Deer RCMP seek witnesses to an assault of a child at a playground on Sunday, September 5th

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect involved in an alleged assault of a minor at a playground on Sunday, Sept. 5.

At 5:45 p.m., Red Deer RCMP received a report of a male youth who had been assaulted at the G.H. Dawe School playground on the east side of the facility. The victim was playing when an adult male approached and physically assaulted him. The child was injured in the altercation and EMS was dispatched.

The male suspect is described as:

Tall and muscular, approximately 6’2”

Approximately 35-40 years old

Yellow, red and green hair

Long beard

(File Photo) Police Lights

At the time of the incident, the suspect was wearing dark pants, a black hoody, and yellow shoes. He was also riding a yellow-orange bike.

At this time, the Red Deer RCMP does not believe the suspect is known to the victim.

If you or your child witnessed this incident, or believe to know the suspect, please contact Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Red Deer RCMP

File no. 2021-1331417



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