EDMONTON – The Edmonton Police Service Sexual Assault Section is investigating a sexual assault that occurred in in a field in southwest Edmonton late Friday evening.
It was reported to police that at approximately 10:30 p.m., Friday, May 31, 2019, an 18-year-old female complainant was sexually assaulted in a field near 23 Avenue and Rabbit Hill Road.
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The female was approached from behind and pulled to the ground, while walking home alone from work in a dry pond area near 23 Avenue and Rabbit Hill Road. The young woman reportedly blacked out, then awakened to find herself being sexually assaulted by a male suspect.
The complainant was eventually able to fend off her attacker, who may have sustained an injury to his genitals. While suspect details are limited, he is believed to be a white male between the ages of 20 and 30.
Investigators are encouraging anyone who may have information about this incident to come forward by calling the Edmonton Police Service 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.