Drayton Valley RCMP are turning to the public for help with their investigation, after an 18-year-old woman said she was attacked while walking on the local trail system.
She told police it took place around 10:30 p.m., Wednesday, near the Omniplex.
She says she was suddenly grab by a lone male and dragged into some nearby bushes where he sexually assaulted her before fleeing the scene.
The woman was taken for treatment in hospital, and investigators would like your help identifying the person she says attacked her.
He’s described as having a larger physical build, and being dressed in black at the time; wearing a black mask and gloves.
If you have any possible tips in the case, you’re asked to contact the Mounties or Crime Stoppers. (td)