15 January 2016

SRCWA #2016010 - Assault with a Weapon

For Immediate Release                                                                                            January 15, 2016
RCMP Morinville - Assault With a Weapon 
On December 04, 2015, at approximately 0150 AM, an employee of the Legal Hotel Kilroy bar in Legal, AB, arrived at the establishment at the rear entrance to close the business for the night.  After observing someone at the back door, the male was suddenly sprayed in the face with pepper spray.  The unknown assailant fled on foot and RCMP Police Dog Service was deployed in an effort to track the suspect.  The business sustained damage to some of the doors as this suspect also attempted to break into the establishment.  The employee sustained minor injuries and nothing was stolen from the business.  
The identity of the suspect is unknown however, it is believed the person responsible is a male and was described as having worn a black balaclava, gloves, and dark colored winter jacket.  
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Morinville RCMP Detachment at 780-939-4550 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Lead Investigator:
Cst. Penny Gavin
Cpl. Daryl CHARRON
Supervisor/Investigator (Superviseur/Enquêteur)
Morinville RCMP/GRC 
780-939-4550 (Office/Bureau)

This message is made possible by the Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch Association in partnership with the Morinville RCMP.
If you have any information in respect to this incident or know of any crime or criminal activity, please call the Morinville RCMP at 780-939-4550 or Toll Free at 780-459-7689.

Please visit the Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch Association's Website at: www.sturgeonruralcrimewatch.org for more information.

Dan Antoniuk
Communications Director
Zone 9 Director

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