RCMP are investigating an assault on a woman in Vernon by two unknown individuals.
Officers were called to a report of a disturbance in the 4400 block of 25th Street around 4:20 am Wednesday.
“Upon attendance, police located a woman who reported being assaulted by two unknown individuals,” says Staff Sgt. Annie Linteau. “The woman was apparently walking through the Harwood Elementary School property when the suspects allegedly tried to grab her backpack. The woman was reportedly punched by one of the individuals and she was then able to get away without the suspects taking her backpack.”
The woman was taken to hospital to be treated.
A description of the suspects is not available.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Vernon RCMP.