RCMP investigating violent assault

Prince George

2023-10-06 10:48 PDT

File # 2023-34764

On the evening of Wednesday, October 4, 2023, Prince George RCMP was advised of a violent assault that took place on the 4200-block of Cowart Road.

The victim works in the area and stepped outside of the building for a break, which is when she was attacked from behind by a person wielding a knife. The victim sustained multiple serious but non-life-threatening injuries. We are requesting that anyone who was in that neighbourhood around the time of the assault and who may have surveillance or dash camera footage capturing who was in the area please call our non-emergency line to speak with an investigator, states Cpl. Jennifer Cooper, Media Relations Officer for the Prince George RCMP.

The assault took place between 10:15 p.m. and 10:35 p.m. The suspect is described as wearing a dark hoody with the hood pulled up, dark pants and they may have had darker coloured skin. Immediately following the assault, the suspect fled the area on foot in an unknown direction.

Investigators would value any information the public may have that relates to this investigation. Please call the non-emergency line at 250-561-3300 and quote file number 2023-34764 to speak with a police officer.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Released by:

Cpl. Jennifer Cooper
Communications NCO / Media Relations Officer
Prince George RCMP
455 Victoria Street, Prince George, BC, V2L 0B7
Office: 250-561-3300

Email: princegeorge_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: princegeorge.rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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