RCMP Investigate Assault

Posted on Jul 18, 2014

File Number: 2014-838380

Fort McMurray, Alberta
2014-07-16

On July 12, 2014 at approximately 2:45 a.m. Wood Buffalo RCMP received a complaint of an assault. The initial investigation revealed that a taxi driver had been assaulted by one of their fares after a verbal altercation ensued.

Police received information that during the altercation, two additional people tried to assist however departed prior to police arrival.

At this time assault charges are pending and the investigation continues. Anyone with information in relation to this occurrence is asked to contact the Wood Buffalo RCMP.

If you have information about this, or any other investigation(s), please call the Wood Buffalo RCMP at (780) 788-4000, or if you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1.800.222.8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers [www.crimestoppers.ab.ca] for instructions on how to do). You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), the recovery of stolen property, and/or a seizure of illicit drugs, you may be eligible for a cash reward.

Media Contact:
Cst. Natasha LYTWENKO
Media Relations – Community Policing
Wood Buffalo RCMP
Tel: (780) 788-4238
Cell: (780) 742-4670
natasha.lytwenko@rcmp-grc.gc.ca