Assault With A Weapon - Caswell Hill

Saskatoon Police are investigating after responding to a call of an injured person.

On Friday August 26, 2016 at approximately 3:00 PM, Patrol officers attended to the 900 block of Avenue G North. A female reported walking her dog in the area of Ashworth Holmes Park when she was approached by an unknown male who attempted to take her dog. He attacked her with an edged weapon. The dog bit the male suspect in the leg and both the victim and her dog were able to flee the area.

She was treated by M.D. Ambulance at scene and was released with minor injuries.

The suspect is described as a tall Indigenous male wearing a black bunnyhug, jeans, and had shorter hair.

Police are continuing to investigate and ask anyone with information on this incident to contact Saskatoon Police at 975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

(Occurrence Number: 16-85396)