RNC Investigating Aggravated Assault

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is investigating an aggravated assault in downtown St. John’s that happened on Saturday at approximately 3:55 am.

Police responded to a report of a disturbance at the intersection of George Street and Adelaide Street in St. John’s.

Upon arrival, police located a man with serious injuries who remains in hospital at this time.

Two other males were transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. It is not known at this time whether the individuals involved in the incident were known to each other.

No charges have been laid at this time.

Investigators are seeking any witnesses to the incident. Investigators are also asking anyone with cell phone video or photographs from Saturday morning between 3:40 am and 3:55 pm in the area of George Street at Adelaide Street to contact the RNC. Furthermore, taxi drivers who were in the area at the time who have dash cams are asked to contact the RNC.

Investigators have obtained photos from a witness and are seeking the public’s assistance identifying one of the men. The man is described as in his early 20s with short dark hair and facial scruff and was wearing a dark grey and black jacket, dark shoes, jeans and a white shirt under his jacket at the time of the incident. The man fled the area with a female in the direction of New Gower Street.

The RNC Major Crime Unit is continuing to investigate this aggravated assault and is asking anyone who has information to call the RNC at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can now provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers Website at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.