On Aug. 1, 2023, at approximately 8:25 P.M., Red Deer RCMP responded to a call to assist an elderly male.

Red Deer RCMP were advised that an elderly male was suffering from serious head injuries after being assaulted by multiple individuals outside of his vehicle.

RCMP attend 5020 47 Ave. and located a male who needed immediate medical attention. Emergency Medical Services attended and transported the male to hospital where he was admitted for medical treatment.

Following an investigation by Red Deer RCMP and General Investigation Section (GIS), 4 youths have been arrested and charged for aggravated assault. 2 further suspects are pending arrest.  The youth cannot be named due to their age.

Following Judicial Interim Release Hearings, the 4 youth were released to appear in Alberta Court of Justice Youth Court on Sept. 21, 2023, in Red Deer.

Further information will be provided when available.

Anyone that may have information contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-406-2200.  If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or using the "P3 TIPS" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

To report crime online, or for access to RCMP news and information, download the Alberta RCMP app through Apple or Google Play.


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