Fort Vermilion RCMP investigating report of sexual assault in La Crete, Alberta; “24-year-old female was sleeping when she heard an unknown noise outside her residence”

La Crete, Alberta – On Sept. 11, 2022, at approximately 04:00 a.m., the Fort Vermilion RCMP were dispatched to an assault in the community of La Crete.

Upon arrival to scene, the officers received further information that a 24-year-old female was sleeping when she heard an unknown noise outside her residence, leading her to go outside. Once outside, an unknown male then approached her, pushing her to the ground and inappropriately touched her. The subject then immediately fled on foot in an unknown direction.

Sexual Assault
(File Photo) Sexual Assault

The Fort Vermilion RCMP are looking to identify the male described as approximately 5’7” in height, with a medium build and wears glasses. RCMP are also requesting anyone who noticed anything suspicious in the area of La Crete in the early morning of Sunday, Sept. 11th, to please contact the Fort Vermilion RCMP at 780-927-3258.

If you wish 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.

Fort Vermilion RCMP

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