Police investigating after woman assaulted by unknown male

Lethbridge Regional Police are investigating an assault that occurred earlier this morning along the 300 block of 28 Street South.

At approximately 8:39 a.m. police responded to a report that a female had been assaulted by an unknown male while she was taking her garbage out. The woman was grabbed from behind and sustained non-life-threatening injuries. When she began screaming the subject fled southbound on foot.

The subject is described as an Aboriginal male, late 30s, approximately six-feet tall, with his hair in a ponytail. He was wearing a yellow ball cap, jeans and may have had a denim jacket with him.

Anyone who was in the area and observed a male matching the above description or has any information on this crime is asked to contact police 403-328-4444.

No further information is available for release. An update will be provided when possible.