Police in Edmonton are turning to the general public to assist establish the person accountable for throwing objects, together with a concrete slab, off an overpass on Whitemud Drive Saturday afternoon.
Within the first incident, officers had been referred to as to Whitemud Drive and 53 Avenue round 12:30 p.m.
In keeping with police, a person was standing on the 53 Avenue overpass when he threw a concrete slab into westbound visitors on Whitemud Drive beneath. Police mentioned the merchandise struck the passenger aspect windshield of a gray Subaru Outback. Police consider the person then left, strolling eastbound alongside 53 Avenue.
A male passenger within the Subaru suffered minor accidents however didn’t require therapy by EMS.
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Police mentioned an identical incident occurred later within the day close to 99 Avenue and Whitemud Drive at roughly 1:40 p.m.
In that case, police mentioned the roof of a white Buick Enclave was struck by a person on the west aspect of the 99 Avenue overpass throwing rocks at vehicles touring beneath.
The driving force of the Enclave didn’t undergo any accidents and police had been unable to search out the merchandise that struck the car.
Police mentioned in each cases, the drivers described the person as roughly 5’8” to five’9” with a median construct. He was carrying a black hoody with the hood up. Within the second incident, the person was additionally reportedly carrying a black backpack.
The Edmonton Police Service is wanting into whether or not each instances are associated and are asking anybody who witnessed these incidents, or could have dashcam footage, to contact them at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a cell phone.
“Throwing objects at transferring autos is extraordinarily harmful and we’re fortunate that residents weren’t severely injured or killed yesterday,” mentioned Workers Sgt. Kevin Clague with EPS southwest division.
Nameless info could be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
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