Lethbridge Police are seeking the public’s assistance in connection with an investigation into the assault of a young male Monday.
Police responded to a report that a young male had been assaulted by an unidentified, adult male around 7 a.m. on March 14 in the 1100 block of Glacier Road South. Police canvassed the area but did not locate the subject, who fled the scene on foot when approached by a passerby.
Investigators learned the victim, a 12-year-old boy, was walking to school when he was approached by a male who was holding a baseball bat and yelling at him aggressively. The subject chased the boy, pushed him to the ground and smashed his cell phone. The boy suffered minor injuries in the assault.
The subject was described as approximately 20 to 30 years of age with a thin build and may have been wearing a dark-coloured hoodie and hat. No further details are available. Anyone who may have been in the area or has information about the incident is asked to contact police at 403-328-4444 and reference file #22005266. Anonymous tips can also be submitted online at http://www.p3tips.com.