Edmonton Police release composite sketch in southeast sexual assault

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service Sexual Assault Section is releasing the following composite sketch in hopes of identifying a suspect in connection with a May 8, 2022 sexual assault in Southeast Edmonton.

On May 08, 2022, police responded to the report of a sexual assault against a woman in the area of 42 Street and 12 Avenue. It was reported that at approximately 4:15 p.m., a male was standing inside the tree line north of the Crawford Plains School park and asked a woman in her 30s to come to him. When the woman approached the male, he attacked her and sexually assaulted her. The woman was able to free herself and fled to citizens in the playground for safety.

The suspect is described as an approximately 55-year-old South Asian who reportedly speaks fluent Punjabi, and is believed to be 5’6” – 5’8” tall and 150 lbs. The suspect has a defined jaw, large nose, small eyes, thick eyebrows, grey stubble, a deep, raspy voice, and is missing multiple front upper and lower teeth. He was wearing a white Molson Canadian beer store shirt, dark pants, and a dark baseball cap at the time.

Edmonton Police release composite sketch in southeast sexual assault
Edmonton Police release composite sketch in southeast sexual assault

Police also issued a news release on May 11, 2022 in relation to this incident.

Anyone who has information in relation to this incident 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.p3tips.com/250.

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BACKGROUND

May 11, 2022

The Edmonton Police Service (EPS) is looking for information leading to the identification of a suspect in a sexual assault.

On May 08, 2022, police responded to the report of a sexual assault against a woman in the area of 42 Street and 12 Avenue. It was reported that at approximately 4:15 p.m., a male was standing inside the tree line north of the Crawford Plains School park and asked a woman in her 30s to come to him. When the woman approached the male, he attacked her and sexually assaulted her. The woman was able to free herself and fled to the citizens in the playground who provided her safety and contacted the EPS.

The male suspect is described as an approximately 55-year-old South Asian who reportedly speaks fluent Punjabi, and is believed to be 5’6” – 5’8” tall and 150 lbs. The suspect has a defined jaw, large nose, small eyes, thick eyebrows, grey stubble, a deep, raspy voice, and is missing multiple front upper and lower teeth. He was wearing a white Molson Canadian beer store shirt, dark pants, and a dark baseball cap at the time.

Police are asking residents and business owners in the area to review their CCTV footage and anyone who may have been driving in the area to review dashcam footage for any individuals matching the suspect’s description.

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