Police asking witnesses to come forward

Lethbridge Police are asking the driver of a U-Haul truck who intervened in a robbery early this morning to come forward.

On November 6, 2018 at approximately 4:50 a.m. a 51-year-old woman was approached by an unknown female along the 300 block of 5 Avenue South. The subject demanded cash and when none was provided, assaulted the victim before fleeing with her purse. During the altercation a male driving a U-Haul came to the aid of the victim and may have witnessed the incident. The victim was treated in hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are asking the driver of the U-Haul and anyone else who may have witnessed the robbery to call police at 403-328-4444 in order to assist the investigation.