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RCMP release suspect composite picture

A composite sketch of a man suspected of attacking a Cranbrook senior citizen recently. - Photo submitted
A composite sketch of a man suspected of attacking a Cranbrook senior citizen recently.
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The Cranbrook RCMP are continuing their investigation into the Monday, January 28th, 2013 assault in which a 74-year-old Cranbrook resident was out for a walk shortly before 6 p.m. in the 4th St. N. and 17th Ave. area, when he was attacked by a stranger.

Investigators have released a copy of a composite sketch of the male suspect. The suspect is described as a Caucasian male approximately 6 ft tall with short brown hair, slim but muscular build and brown short hair. The assailant was unshaven (had stubble), and was wearing a black jacket and possibly a ball cap.

The Cranbrook RCMP are asking for anyone with information in regards to this investigation to contact Cst. Andrea Fitzpatrick at the Cranbrook RCMP Detachment (250) 489-3471.

If you would like to remain anonymous you can call CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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