Edmonton Police ask public’s help locating man who allegedly slashed woman’s throat, considered armed and dangerous

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance locating a male suspect believed to be connected to an aggravated assault that took place this morning.

At about 7 a.m. on Oct. 18, 2019, Northeast Division officers responded to the report of an assault with a weapon at a home in the area of 140 Avenue and 21 Street. It was reported that a 52- year old female was slashed in the neck outside her home. A neighbour came to her aid and called 911.

 EMS responded, treated and transported the woman to hospital with life-threatening injuries where she remains but is in stable condition.

Barton Lohouse, 52, has warrants for his arrest for attempted murder and aggravated assault.

Lohouse is believed to be armed and dangerous, and may also pose a threat to himself. Detectives are releasing his photo in an attempt to locate him.

Lohouse is described as 5’10” tall and weighs approximately 170 lbs. He has brown hair and blue eyes.

Anyone with any information regarding the whereabouts of Lohouse is advised to not approach him and immediately call EPS at 780-423-4567or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.p3tips.com/250

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