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Police investigating sexual assault at Henderson Lake

Lethbridge Police are investigating after a woman was sexually assaulted Thursday while walking near Henderson Lake.

On February 16, 2017 at approximately 3:56 p.m. a 30-year-old woman had been walking westbound near the large playground on the north side of the lake when an unknown male approached her from behind, sexually assaulted her then left the area. The assault consisted of inappropriate touching.

Police seeking assistance to identify suspect

Lethbridge Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify an unknown male who broke into a home and was confronted by a male occupant.

A composite sketch of the subject is included for release.

Lethbridge Police have enhanced policy and provided additional training to increase awareness and understanding of transgender issues

The Lethbridge Police Service has enhanced policy and used a nationally acclaimed video to increase officer awareness and understanding of transgender issues.

On April 21, 2016 police received a letter of complaint from a provincial organization representing transgender Albertans with regard to the personal social media posts of an officer who commented on the attendance of a transgender woman who was a guest at the Alberta Legislature as part of a ceremony to recognize 100 years of women’s suffrage in the province.

Two men charged following standoff with police

Lethbridge Police have charged a 27-year-old-man and 19-year-old man with assaulting a peace officer with a weapon and resisting arrest following a lengthy standoff with police Friday afternoon in a west side neighbourhood.