Man sent to hospital with face injuries after trying to stop thieves

Blackfalds RCMP believe the victim was trying to stop suspects from stealing a vehicle when he was attacked

  • Feb. 4, 2017 5:14 p.m.


The Blackfalds RCMP responded to a complaint of an assault at the Blackfalds Mobile Home Park in the early morning hours on February 4th.

Upon arrival a lone male was found to have multiple injuries to his face resulting in the need for further medical treatment.

At approximately 4 a.m. on Feb. 4th, an unknown person or persons entered the mobile home park in an unknown vehicle. It is suspected that the person or persons were trying to steal another vehicle and/or property when the victim interrupted this and was assaulted as a result.

It is unknown what was exactly used to assault the victim, but it resulted in multiple lacerations across his face.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Blackfalds RCMP at 403-885-3300.

Those wishing to remain remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or at

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