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Police release composite sketch of suspect in south Edmonton sex assault

One month after a sexual assault near a south Edmonton school was reported to them, police have release a composite sketch of the suspect. Supplied by EPS

One month after a sexual assault near a south Edmonton school was reported to police, they have released a composite sketch of the suspect.

On May 8, police were told about a woman being sexually assaulted in the area of 42 Street and 12 Avenue. According to police, the attack occurred at 4:15 p.m. when a man “standing inside the tree line north of the Crawford Plains School park” asked the victim, a woman in her 30s, to come to him.

When she approached him, police said she was sexually assaulted before freeing herself and getting away.

READ MORE: Edmonton police search for sexual assault suspect near Crawford Plains park

In a news release issued Tuesday, police said the suspect is believed to be about 55 years old. He is about five-foot-seven and 150 pounds and has a “defined jaw,” large nose, small eyes, thick eyebrows, and grey stubble. He is also missing “multiple front upper and lower teeth.”

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At the time the woman was attacked, the suspect was wearing a white Molson Canadian shirt, dark pants and a dark baseball cap. Police noted that the suspect reportedly spoke with a deep and raspy voice.

Anyone with information about the suspect or the assault is asked to call police at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at http://www.p3tips.com/250.

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