Girl assaulted by man after refusing ride offer: Saskatoon police

A girl said a man got out of his truck and struck her twice when she refused his ride offer, Saskatoon police said. File / Global News

UPDATE: Saskatoon police say assault after girl refused ride offer fake

Saskatoon police are searching for a man who allegedly assaulted a girl who refused to get into his truck.

The 15-year-old girl told police she was approached by a man driving a white truck Monday afternoon while walking in an alley in the 3200-block of Milton Street.

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She said the man got out of his truck and struck her twice when she refused his offer for a ride, police said.

The girl then struck the man with her skateboard and fled, according to police, and watched the man drive off in his truck.

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She was treated at Saskatoon police headquarters by paramedics for minor injuries.

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The man is described as roughly 50 years old, approximately six-foot tall with a medium build, grey hair and a grey and white mustache with stubble. He was wearing a black jacket and black pants.

He was driving a white 2016 Dodge Ram truck with an Alberta licence plate.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Saskatoon police at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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