COALDALE:Regional Police need your help identifying the suspect in a sexual assault.
An 18-year-old woman reports that she was sexually assaulted just before 10:00-pm on Sunday, January 6th, while walking along the 2100 block of 20 Street in Coaldale.
The woman told police that while she was at the 7-11 store, she noticed a man watching her. After leaving the business and walking southbound along 20th Street, the same man approached her and engaged her in conversation. She continued to walk away and the male grabbed at her and fondled her.
The woman immediately phoned 911 and the man fled the area. He was last seen headed eastbound down the alley south of 20 Avenue. Police cordoned off the area and a K-9 Unit was unable to locate the suspect.
The subject is Caucasian, late 30s, approximately six feet tall, with a heavier build. The man had short hair and a chubby clean-shaven face. He was wearing a blue hoodie with the hood up and a burgundy plaid jacket over top, as well as a dark-coloured hat and gloves.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 403-328-4444 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477.