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Police seek male involved in altercation on university campus

For Immediate Release:19-May-2017 @ 9:25 AM
MRU #:17R070

The Edmonton Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance locating a male involved in an altercation with peace officers at the University of Alberta earlier this week.

On Monday, May 15, 2017, at approximately 11:45 p.m. Southwest Division officers responded to the report of a disturbance in the area of 85 Avenue and 112 Street. Two University of Alberta Protective Services peace officers contacted EPS when they were reportedly pepper sprayed while arresting two individuals for outstanding provincial warrants.


A female was arrested for an outstanding bylaw warrant and was released with a Promise to Appear.


The male, who pepper sprayed the peace officers, was identified as Robert Brookes, 30, and fled the area on a bicycle.


Brookes is described as a Caucasian, approximately 5’11” tall and weighing 185 lbs. He was last seen wearing jeans, a black zip-up hoodie and a baseball cap.



Robert Brookes, 30


Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Robert Brookes 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.tipsubmit.com/start.htm.


Please contact Carolin Maran at (780) 421-3544 for more information.

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