Grande Prairie RCMP investigating New Year’s Day assault

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GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB – Police in Grande Prairie are investigating an assault that happened on New Year’s Day.

At approximately 4:45 a.m., RCMP visited the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital after receiving a call about an assault.

When police arrived, they found a 22-year-old man from Grande Prairie who was being treated for a injury to his abdomen. They are saying the victim was walking near 98th Street and 94th Avenue when another male approached him.

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The suspect demanded the victim give him his wallet. After a brief altercation, the suspect then fled on foot.

The suspect is described as:

  • Male
  • Medium skin
  • 5’10”
  • East Coast accent
  • Wearing a black hoodie/jacket and black pants

If you have any information, which you believe may assist police in their investigation, please call the Grande Prairie RCMP at (780) 830-5701Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1.800.222.8477 (TIPS). 

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