Alleged assault on 16-year-old being investigated

RCMP 'G' Division Yellowknife Detachment. Emelie Peacock photo
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Yellowknife RCMP are investigating an alleged assault on a teenager in a parking lot near 50 St and 51 Ave.

On Tuesday, April 23rd, at approximately 12:45 p.m., RCMP received a complaint that a 16-year-old was assaulted by an adult male. The teenager did not sustain injuries during the altercation. The suspect fled the scene.

The suspect is described as an Indigenous male, possibly wearing black or khaki pants, and black jacket.

“Anyone with information that may assist our members in locating this individual, who may have been in the area and witnessed activity that could have been related to the incident, is asked to contact Yellowknife RCMP” states S/Sgt Yannick Hamel, Yellowknife RCMP Operations Manager.

The investigation is ongoing.

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