Suspect arrested in connection with assault of city woman

Lethbridge Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the violent assault of a 25-year-old woman.

The suspect is currently in custody and the investigation is ongoing.

At this time police are not in a position to release any further information in order to protect the integrity of the ongoing investigation.

Updates will be provided when possible.


On the morning of September 30, 2016 police and EMS responded to a report of an injured woman who had been located by a passerby along the 2000 block of 6 Avenue South. The woman was transported to hospital with serious injuries and currently remains in critical condition. Investigation determined the 25-year-old was walking eastbound along 6 Avenue South between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. when she was attacked.