Friday, January 29, 2016

RCMP look for public's assistance in assault case on city's west side

"An unprovoked attack on a child, be it by another child or not, is one we take very seriously. We are asking for the public`s assistance in finding the people responsible for this crime." -- Sgt Dave Uppal, Acting Operations NCO for the Prince Rupert RCMP on a Monday afternoon incident in the city

An assault on a young school age male, walking home from school on Monday, January 25th is currently under investigation by the Prince Rupert detachment of the RCMP.

The unprovoked assault took place on a pathway in the 400 block between 6th and 7th Avenue West at approximately 3:50 pm, when three older males believed to be from Grade 7 or 8, assaulted the younger male.

The RCMP is asking that if anyone can provide assistance in locating the three males responsible for the attack, that they should contact the RCMP at 250-627-0700

A background statement regarding the incident can be reviewed here.

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