Police investigating aggravated assault

Lethbridge Regional Police are investigating an aggravated assault after a 32-year-old male was attacked in his home and sustained a serious head injury.

On Dec. 23, 2014 at approximately 1:17 a.m. police responded to an apartment complex along the 300 block of Highlands Boulevard following a report of an injured male. Investigation determined that a female and masked male entered the man’s home, pepper sprayed him and struck him in the head with a weapon, before fleeing the scene.

The victim was transported to Chinook Regional Hospital and subsequently transferred by ground ambulance to Calgary for treatment of a skull fracture. He remains in hospital in serious, but stable condition.

The female subject is described as Aboriginal, approximately five-feet-seven and was wearing a grey hoody with the hood up. The male is described as having darker skin, a bald or shaved head and was wearing a black leather jacket and a balaclava.

The subjects are unknown to the victim and the motive for the assault is unclear at this time. Investigation in the matter is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police 403-328-4444 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers will pay cash for information leading to an arrest. Anonymous tips can also be submitted online at www.tipsubmit.com

 No further information is available for release at this time.