Man charged with attempted murder after Eastview home invasion

A 53-year-old woman was assaulted

A 30-year-old Red Deer man is facing attempted murder charges following a home invasion in Eastview early Sunday morning.

Police responded to a 911 call after a woman woke up to find a man in her Eastview home. The suspect had broken in through the back door.

He is alleged to have assaulted her repeatedly as she attempted to get him out of the house. During the struggle, the woman was able to call 911.

As police arrived and surrounded the house, the suspect exited the residence and refused to obey police commands.

RCMP executed a high-risk arrest and took him into custody.

The 53-year-old victim was treated on scene by Red Deer EMS and taken to hospital for further treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. The victim and the suspect are not known to each other.

A 30-year-old Red Deer man faces the following charges attempted murder without firearm, breaking, entering and committing offence, possession of weapon for dangerous purpose

The man makes his first court appearance in Red Deer this morning.

Just Posted

Coat, cash donations accepted on the side of the road in Red Deer

Fifth annual Coats for Kids and CACPC Charity Checkstop held Saturday afternoon on Taylor Drive

UPDATE: Red Deer RCMP locate missing 64-year-old woman

Red Deer RCMP have located a 64-year-old woman, who was reported missing,… Continue reading

Not a political question: Thunberg calls for climate action in Alberta

EDMONTON — Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg marched into the middle of… Continue reading

Alleged sex assault victim details struggles in proposed suit against Toronto school

TORONTO — A former student at an all-boys Catholic school in Toronto… Continue reading

WATCH: Red Deer Citizens on Patrol monitoring downtown with new program

Volunteers will patrol downtown Red Deer to help keep the city safe.… Continue reading

Your community calendar

Tuesday The Small Business Centre at Burman University’s School of Business invites… Continue reading

Scheer won’t say if Conservatives hired consultant to ‘destroy’ People’s party

TORONTO — With election day less than 48 hours away, Andrew Scheer… Continue reading

Man’s death in Richmond, B.C. suspicious, not random, say investigators

RICHMOND, B.C. — The discovery of a man’s body in a Richmond,… Continue reading

Quebec man found guilty of first-degree murder in slaying of ex-wife, stranger

ST-JEROME, Que. — A Quebec man was found guilty of first-degree murder… Continue reading

Mexico says Trump shows ‘solidarity’ after suspect freed

MEXICO CITY — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Saturday he… Continue reading

‘I am back,’ Bernie Sanders tells supporters at NYC rally

NEW YORK — Storming past questions about his health, Bernie Sanders vowed… Continue reading

Leaders pour it on with rallies, boosts for candidates as campaign reaches peak

OTTAWA — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has a marathon day of campaigning… Continue reading

Most Read