Police issue arrest warrant in connection to Ponoka assault

Anyone who sees Blair Hinkley is asked to call RCMP

Police have issued an arrest warrant for Blair Hinkley, 44, of Ponoka. (Contributed photo).

Police are hunting for a suspect after a Ponoka woman was assaulted this week.

On Thursday, Ponoka RCMP officers responded to a complaint of an assault at a rural residence in the County of Ponoka.

Investigators are now seeking Blair Hinkley, 44, from Ponoka, as the allegedly suspect connected to this assault. Hinkley is believed to be evading police. A warrant for his arrest has been issued.

The RCMP cautions that Hinkley should not be approached. Instead, the police should be called immediately if he is sighted.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Hinkley is asked to contact the Ponoka RCMP Detachment at 403-783-4472, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report the details online at www.tipsubmit.com.

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