RCMP issue sketch of senior’s attacker

The Cranbrook RCMP are continuing their investigation into the Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 assault.

  • Feb. 13, 2013 6:00 a.m.
An RCMP composite sketch of a man who attacked a senior in Cranbrook on Jan. 28.

An RCMP composite sketch of a man who attacked a senior in Cranbrook on Jan. 28.

The Cranbrook RCMP are continuing their investigation into the Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 assault in which a 74-year-old Cranbrook resident was out for a walk shortly before 6 p.m. in the 4th Street North and 17th Avenue area, when he was attacked by a stranger.

Investigators have released a copy of a composite sketch of the male suspect.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, approximately six feet tall with short brown hair, slim but muscular build and brown short hair. The assailant was unshaven (had stubble), and was wearing a black jacket and possibly a ball cap.