Attempted Street Robbery - 300 Block 3rd Ave. N

Police are looking for a female suspect in connection with an attempted street robbery that took place at about 1:00 AM Tuesday morning. A 27 year old woman was walking in the 300 block of 3rd Ave. N when she was approached by another woman on a bicycle. The cyclist produced a machete and attempted to cut the strap on the victim's purse. In the ensuing struggle the victim was slashed. Her injuries are considered non- life threatening and she made her own way to hospital where she was treated and released.

The suspect is described as an indigenous female, mid 20's wearing dark clothing riding a light-colorerd BMX style bike. She was last seen riding northbound on 3rd Ave.

Anyone with any information related to this incident is asked to call the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 or Saskatoon Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

(Occurrence Number: 16-118142)