Police Make Arrest Relating To Last Week's Sexual Assault
LETHRBIDGE: A 44-yer old city man has been charged in connection with a "stranger" sexual
At about 4:00-am on Thursday, March 28th, a 30-year-old
woman was walking in the area of 6 Avenue and 6 Street South when she was
grabbed from behind, forced to the ground and sexually assaulted by an unknown
man. Later in the morning the victim was seen at the Chinook Regional Hospital
and police were called.
The Criminal Investigation Section conducted
an investigation and a suspect was identified. On Thursday, April 4th, police
arrested the man without incident at a south side home
Staff Sergeant Ian Sanderson, “This appears to have been a crime of opportunity.
The male is unknown to the victim and when the two happened to cross paths
during the early morning hours last Thursday he took advantage of the situation
and committed a very reprehensible crime.”
Darius Shawn Chief Body,
is charged with one count of sexual assault and was remanded for an initial
court appearance Friday morning.
There is no evidence, at this time, to suggest the man is responsible for
any other sexual assaults.
Posted on Friday, April 05, 2013 at 12/5/2013 9:32:46 AM
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