One person is deceased after a vehicle incident east of Kamloops on Sept. 21, 2021. (File photo)

Police searching for suspects after Red Deer teen assaulted over the weekend

Red Deer RCMP is working to identify suspects after a late-night assault on a teen over the weekend.

Police confirmed Thursday they received a call around 3 a.m. Sunday morning that a 13-year-old boy had been assaulted by three or four males.

The investigation is ongoing and several witnesses have been interviewed.

RCMP is asking residents who live near Lancaster Drive and Larsen Crescent to check surveillance footage they might have of the area between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. Police say the suspects fled in a vehicle, believed to be a dark coloured pickup truck.

Police also say they interviewed several individuals who were identified through social media posts and have cleared those suspects.

The RCMP is encouraging anyone who believes they have information about this incident to please call the non-emergency line at 403-343-5575. And of course, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS to remain anonymous.