UPDATE – SEPT. 20
Fort Saskatchewan RCMP have laid charges on three youth in relation to last week’s attack on an 18-year-old male.
Two 16-year-olds and one 17-year-old, all residents of Fort Saskatchewan, have been charged with one count each of assault. One of the 16-year-olds was also charged for failing to comply with a previous release order. All three will appear in court next month.
The 18-year-old victim is expected to make a full recovery.
Fort Saskatchewan RCMP would like to thank the citizens who stopped to provide assistance to the victim, and for making the call to 911.
submitted by Fort Saskatchewan RCMP
On September 15, 2022, shortly before noon, Fort Saskatchewan RCMP responded to a call of an assault in progress on 101 Street near 97 Avenue, Fort Saskatchewan.
It was reported several youths were assaulting a lone teenage male, and a passerby stopped to provide assistance. The suspects continued the attack despite the witness stopping to assist, and then fled in a small red car.
An 18-year-old male was taken by ground ambulance to a local hospital with unknown injuries.
A 16-year-old male, who is a resident of Fort Saskatchewan, was taken into custody shortly after the incident and is currently awaiting a Judicial Interim Release Hearing.
Fort Saskatchewan RCMP continues to investigate and are asking for any witnesses or anyone with video or dash cam footage, to contact the Detachment at 780-997-7900. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.