On June 5, 2018 at approximately 3:15 pm, a female was walking on the paths near Division Ave N and 7th Street NW when a lone male grabbed her from behind and pulled her to the ground. The victim screamed for help and struggled with the male, which caused him to let go of her and flee the area. Officers were called a short time later and conducted a search of the area, but were unable to locate the offender. The victim was not seriously injured.
The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, approximately 20-30 years old, 5’8”tall, average build, wearing a blue hoodie and brown pants.
The Medicine Hat Police Service Major Crimes Section is continuing the investigation. Anyone who was in the area around this time and has any information that could assist with this investigation is asked to contact the Medicine Hat Police Service at 403-529-8481 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800 -222-8477 (TIPS).
S/Sgt. Chad Holt
Major Crimes Section
Medicine Hat Police Service