Peterborough police seek 2 suspects following downtown alleyway assault

Peterborough police say two people were assaulted in an alley behind the King Street parking lot garage on the weekend. Google Streetview

Police in Peterborough, Ont. are looking for two suspects following a reported assault in the downtown core early Saturday.

According to a release, at around 1 a.m. Sept. 10, officers responded to reports of an assault in an alleyway behind the King Street parking garage.

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Police learned two women had encountered a man and woman and a verbal dispute broke out.

The dispute turned physical as the suspects struck the two women several times. The victims were taken to hospital with undisclosed injuries.

One of the suspects was a man with long, dark hair in a bun who was wearing a light shirt and dark pants. The other suspect was a woman with a medium build and reddish hair. She was waring a black bodysuit and black leggings.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the Peterborough Police Crime Line at 705-876-1122 ext. 5555 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at

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