Red Deer RCMP are looking for public assistance to identify suspects following a hit and run between a vehicle and a male on a bicycle.
On June 16, at approximately 3:00 a.m., Red Deer RCMP responded to a report of a male with injuries at 5239 53 Avenue. Upon arrival, they found a 36-year old male who had been struck by a vehicle while riding a bicycle, and then subsequently beaten by two male suspects.
The victim was transported to Red Deer Regional Hospital with serious injuries.
The male suspects placed the victim's bicycle in the back of their vehicle and fled the scene by reversing southbound on 53 Avenue. They then turned east on 52 Street and continued toward Gaetz Avenue. The vehicle is described as:
- An SUV, possibly a GMC Jimmy
- Either red or maroon in colour
- Approximately 2005
- Unknown if 2 or 4 door
- Potential damage to front bumper
The suspects are described as:
- Late 20s
- Caucasian male
- Approximately 5'4" tall
- Curly brown hair
- Stubble on his face
- Slim build
Suspect # 2:
- Approximately 30-35 years old
- Approximately 6' tall
- Short brown thinning hair
- Large build, approximately 300lbs
Red Deer RCMP are asking the public's assistance for any information in relation to this incident (or identifying those responsible). Please contact your local police or Red Deer RCMP 403-343-5575. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store."