A young mother in Edmonton had both of her arms broken by a man during a violent road rage incident on Tuesday.
Southeast Division patrol officers responded to a report of a road rage incident near 76 Avenue and 87 Street, at approximately 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 7th.
Police were told a 34-year-old woman was heading northbound when she approached a silver Chevrolet Aveo. The Aveo was stopped in the eastbound lane as she attempted to turn.
The woman honked her horn, then passed the vehicle.
Police said the driver of the Aveo followed the woman to a nearby home in the King Edward neighbourhood. When the woman got out of her vehicle to go inside the house, the male suspect ran up to her and hit her on both arms with a crow bar, police said in a media release Tuesday.
The woman was taken to hospital and underwent surgery for two broken arms.
Police hope dashcam pictures will help identify the suspect, who is described as approximately 30 years old, 6’1″ tall, with a medium build, brown hair and blue eyes. Police said he was wearing a grey toque, blue jeans and a dark-coloured jacket at the time.
The suspect’s vehicle is believed to be a mid-2000s silver, four-door Chevrolet Aveo with a seven-digit Alberta licence plate that starts with the letter B. The vehicle is also equipped with a small fin/spoiler on the rear hatch and steel (winter) rims on the tires.
Officers said a woman with a long white coat and a man were walking two dark-coloured dogs across the street from where the incident happened. They’re looking to speak with these potential witnesses.