RCMP investigating assault with a weapon

RCMP are investigating an assault with a weapon that occurred during the early morning hours on Sunday, February 12th, 2012.

The Prince Rupert RCMP are investigating an assault with a weapon that occurred at a party in Prince Rupert during the early morning hours on Sunday, February 12th, 2012.

A 24-year old female was struck over the head with a glass bottle at a house part in the 400 block of 7th Ave West.

Around 4:30 am on Saturday police were dispatched to the Prince Rupert Regional Hospital were the female was in the emergency department, being treated for a significant laceration to her head from the assault at the party.

“We have an idea [who the attacker is] we’re just looking for some other information to cooperate with what she’s saying.” Explained Cpl. James House.

The female has been released from the hospital since, and the investigation is ongoing with police actively seeking any witnesses.

Any witnesses or individuals that have any information about this assault with a weapon, or any other crime, are encouraged to call the Prince Rupert RCMP at 250-627-0700 or call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Text “BCTIPS” and a message to CRIMES (274637).