Edmonton police say they are investigating lots of tips as they search for a man who is accused of breaking a woman’s arms with a crowbar in a vicious road rage attack.
Police spokesman Scott Pattison says it appears the man was aiming for the women’s head Tuesday morning in a residential neighbourhood.
“It is alleged the male suspect was swinging for her head and she blocked the swing,” he said Wednesday. “That is what we believe.”
Police say the 34-year-old woman honked her horn as she was passing a car that was stopped in the street where she was trying to make a turn.
The car, described by police as a silver Pontiac Wave, followed her to a house.
When she got out of her vehicle, police say, the man ran up to her, striking her on both arms with a crowbar.
The woman was taken to hospital and underwent surgery.
“She has had multiple breaks in both arms — very significant breaks,” Pattison said. “She is still in hospital.”
Police are looking for a white man, about 30 years old, standing six-foot-one and with a medium build, brown hair and blue eyes. They would also like to speak to two people who may have seen what happened.