Red Deer RCMP looking for man who allegedly assaulted a police officer

Red Deer RCMP are looking for a man following an incident that left a police officer with serious injuries.

Police responded to a business on 50th Avenue around 3:26 a.m. Tuesday morning, where there was a complaint of a trespasser.

An officer located a man, believed to be the suspect, and engaged in conversation with him.

During the interaction, the man allegedly assaulted the officer, knocking him unconscious. The policeman was bleeding from his head and left on the ground. The suspect then fled.

Someone observed the incident and provided first aid assistance to the officer, who taken to hospital. He has since been released.

The suspect, 42-year-old Rad Rondeau, is described as caucasian, five foot 10, 190 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

He is charged with aggravated assault on a officer, robbery and obstruction. Prior to the incident, he was wanted on unrelated arrest warrants resulting from offences committed in May.

“Don’t approach Rondeau if he is located,” police said.

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