Calgary, AB,
15
November
2019
|
05:51
America/Denver

Police ask for help in serious assault investigation

The Calgary Police Service is asking for the public’s help to locate a suspect in a serious assault investigation.

At approximately 2:30 p.m., on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, a man was riding a westbound CTrain when it is believed he was assaulted by another man on the train. The victim was struck in the face and a struggle ensued, after which the victim fell to the ground in medical distress.

The suspect then fled the train, which was stopped at the 7 Street LRT platform in the Downtown. The victim was transported to hospital in life-threatening condition and he remains in critical condition.

The suspect is described as Black, in his mid 30s, 5’8” in height. He was wearing a black jacket with a light brown hoodie underneath, green cargo pants, and black boots. He was carrying a skateboard and had his hood up.

Anyone with information on this incident or the identity of the suspect is asked to contact police through the non-emergency number at 403-266-1234, or anonymously through Crime Stoppers using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org
APP: "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store

CASE # 19492969/2968