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Banff RCMP Investigating Two Separate Sexual Assaults

Banff, AB – Banff RCMP is investigating two separate incidents of sexual assault against lone females that took place over the past weekend. To date, police have no information to indicate these assaults are linked or that they were committed by the same male.

On Friday, June 24th at approximately 1 a.m. , a woman walking alone in the south area  of Banff Avenue was accosted by an unknown male who fled after sexually assaulting her. The man is described as Caucasian, tall, with blonde hair in his mid-twenties.

Just before midnight on Friday, June 24th, a woman walking alone near Lynx Street in Banff. of Banff was accosted by an unknown male. The man is described as being black and 5″6″ inches tall.

The RCMP want the residents to be aware of these incidents and report anything that may assist in identifying the persons responsible for these crimes.

Anyone who may have information that might assist in these investigations is asked to contact Banff RCMP at 403.763.6600 or If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers http://www.crimestoppers.ab.cafor instructions).

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