UPDATE: Police said Friday, Aug. 21 that they found and spoke to the witness.
Detectives hope to speak to a man they believe witnessed an LRT platform assault in Calgary on Saturday, according to a police release issued Monday.
Police said the man was on the Sunnyside CTrain platform before another man assaulted a senior on Aug. 15 at 9 a.m.
The senior was struck and fell, police said, causing “severe head injuries.” He is still in hospital in critical condition.
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Police arrested Calgarian Basil Sweezey, 36, on Saturday and charged him with one count of aggravated assault. Sweezey is scheduled to appear in court on Aug. 26.
If you have information about the assault, call the police non-emergency line at 403-266-1234, the homicide tip line at 403-428-8877 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.