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Suspect turns himself in regarding sexual assault at Edmonton Recreation Centre

For Immediate Release: 07-Mar-2024 @ 10:42 AM
MRU #: SA24R001-1

A 20-year-old male suspect turned himself into police early this morning in relation to a sexual assault that occurred at the Terwillegar Recreation Centre on Mar. 5, 2024.

Police will not be releasing the name of the suspect until formal charges have been laid. Detectives from the EPS’ Child Protection Section continue to provide support to the young girl and her family.

Background

On Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2024, at approximately 4:35 p.m., Southwest Branch patrol officers were dispatched to the Terwillegar Recreation Centre in relation to a sexual assault. It was reported to police that a 13-year-old female entered a family change room stall and was followed in by an unknown male suspect who proceeded to sexually assault her. 

 

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