This is an Red Deer RCMP sketch of a suspect alleged to have attempted to rob a woman in Deer Park on Aug. 6.

City RCMP release sketch of Deer Park suspect

Red Deer RCMP have released a sketch of an attempted robbery and assault suspect.

Red Deer RCMP have released a sketch of an attempted robbery and assault suspect.

A man assaulted a woman and unsuccessfully tried to rob her at knifepoint at approximately 8 a.m. on Wednesday in an alley driveway behind Deer Park residence.

The suspect approached the victim on foot and demanded valuables from her vehicle. He pulled a knife on the woman, who fought to get away. The suspect left the area without any of the victim’s property. The woman suffered minor scratches.

The suspect is described as: dark skinned, approximately 1.8 metres (six feet) tall, short black hair, clean shaven, wearing blue jeans and a black T-shirt, having a deep voice with no accent and he spoke with a slight stutter. He also has a black chest tattoo that was visible at the neck of his T-shirt.

Anyone with information that may assist the police in identifying the suspect is asked to call Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online at www.tipsubmit.com.

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