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Police investigating aggravated assault

For Immediate Release: 18-May-2022 @ 6:21 PM
MRU #: 22R0487

Police are investigating a serious assault that occurred downtown earlier today.

Shortly after 4 p.m. today, Wednesday, May 18, 2022, police were dispatched to an auto body shop in the area of 106 Avenue and 98 Street in response to the report of an assault. Upon arrival, police located a person who had sustained significant injuries, requiring immediate medical attention. The individual was treated and transported to hospital by paramedics, in critical and unstable condition. 

Responding officers have since taken one person into custody. 

As the investigation is in the preliminary stages, no additional information is available at this time.

Anyone with information about this aggravated assault 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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