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Charges laid in assault on ETS driver

For Immediate Release: 27-Sep-2018 @ 5:21 PM
MRU #: 18R109-1

The Edmonton Police Service has laid charges against a youth following a serious assault on an ETS driver yesterday morning.

A 15-year-old male is charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault, possession of an offensive weapon dangerous to the public and theft of a motor vehicle in relation to this incident.

 

The youth cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

 

No further information is available for release.

 

Background

 

At approximately 3:40 a.m. yesterday, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, Southeast Division patrol officers responded to the Mill Woods Transit Centre on Hewes Way on the report of an assault.

 

Upon arrival, officers located a 65-year-old male ETS bus driver who had sustained multiple injuries. The driver was treated and transported to hospital by EMS, where his injuries are described as serious, but non-life-threatening.

 

Police arrested a 15-year-old male on scene.


Anyone with any information about this or any other crime 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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Please contact Cheryl Sheppard at (780) 421-2671 for more information.

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