RCMP in Happy Valley-Goose Bay received a report of an assault and robbery in the community over the weekend.
According to an RCMP press release, a man in his early 50s was robbed after 2AM while walking home.
Allegedly the attacker jumped from the bushes in the area of 23 Grenfell Street demanding money, debit and credit cards.
The victim claims to have been hit in the head and knocked unconscious.
The victim did not recover consciousness until around 6AM.
He suffered cuts and scrapes.
According to the press release, the mugger made off with a small amount of change and items of minimal value.
The RCMP is working with the victim to obtain more information.
The victim described the assailant as an Inuit man wearing a white shirt.
The RCMP is asking for any persons with information to contact either the detachment or Crime stoppers.
Monday, August 2, 2010
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