A 33-year-old man is going through legal fees after a “vicious” random assault Tuesday on a cleaner on the MacEwan LRT station.
The 61-year-old sufferer was left unconscious, Edmonton police mentioned in a information launch Wednesday. He was hospitalized with critical however non-life-threatening accidents, police mentioned.
The assault was reported simply earlier than midday on Tuesday.
Police mentioned the cleaner was working when a person armed with a knife demanded his cellular phone.
The cleaner tried to run however was caught and assaulted, police mentioned.
The person, who police referred to as a “prolific offender,” then fled earlier than allegedly threatening one other particular person with a knife close to Churchill Sq..
Police have been notified of the second incident and made an arrest. Investigators used surveillance photos to hyperlink the suspect to the alleged assault on the LRT station.
The accused is charged with aggravated assault, assault with a weapon, two counts of possession of a weapon, theft, mischief and failing to adjust to probation.