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Happy Valley-Goose Bay RCMP Investigate Serious Assault, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, N.L.


Video Caption: Suspect confronting bartender.

Photo of suspect in bar

Photo Caption: Photo of suspect in the bar.

The RCMP in Happy Valley-Goose Bay are looking for the public's help to identify the suspect in an assault that occurred at the Sandbar Lounge in Happy Valley-Goose Bay on Thursday August 16th at approximately 12:20 am.

At that time an unidentified person entered the bar, approached the female bartender and without warning punched the bartender in the face. The bartender was knocked down and struck a number of times before she was able to fight off her attacker and run out of the bar.
The suspect is described as a male with a medium complexion and medium build. He was wearing an orange sweatshirt with grey sleeves and hood, a yellow hat, faded jeans and glasses.

The victim was treated in hospital for her injuries and later released.

Anyone with any information on this matter or who may know the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the Happy Valley-Goose Bay RCMP at (709) 896-3383.

Anyone with information and who wishes to remain anonymous, can call Crime Stoppers anytime at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Calls to Crime Stoppers are not traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on your tip, you could be eligible for a cash reward.

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Cpl. Jason Learning
Labrador District RCMP
(709) 497-8700

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