2 assaulted along Calgary river pathway

One person was sent to hospital following a violent incident on the bike path early Monday morning.

Man in custody after early morning attacks send woman to hospital

One person was sent to hospital following a violent incident on a path Monday morning. 2:12

At least one person has been sent to hospital in stable condition after a violent incident on the Bow River pedestrian path Monday morning.

A man is in custody after a woman was assaulted Monday morning along the pedestrian pathway at Memorial Drive and Crowchild Trail. (Courtesy Guy Lacourciere)

A man attacked two people on the pathway near Crowchild Trail and Memorial Drive at around 8 a.m. MT, police said.

Acting Duty Insp. Leah Barber said the suspect also pushed another woman off a bike and was reported to be throwing rocks at people. She said there appears to be no reason for the attacks.

Guy Lacourciere was walking to work when a passerby threw a rock at him.

"He picked up a rock and then I turned and he kind of started following me and then the next thing I know he just 'whack' on my right ear with the rock."

One man was taken in to custody. The suspect, who is in his 30s, was taken to hospital for a mental health assessment.

Investigators interviewed several witnesses to the incidents.


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