“The male then pulled out a knife, knocked the second female to the ground, and held her down with the knife against her throat while he continued to threaten the females with racial slurs.”
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RCMP said the man ran away and officers, along with the RCMP Police Dog Services, couldn’t find him after searching the area.
The first woman who was attacked regained consciousness, RCMP said, and was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The other woman sustained minor injuries but was not taken to hospital.
St. Albert RCMP released the sketch on Tuesday and are asking anyone who might recognize the man to contact the RCMP detachment at (780) 458-7700.
Kenney says federal government should look at mandatory sentences for hate crimes after reported Edmonton attack
Kenney says federal government should look at mandatory sentences for hate crimes after reported Edmonton attack – Jun 14, 2021
Edmonton has seen a number of attacks on Muslim women in recent months.
They’ve sparked calls from politicians to strengthen hate laws in Canada.