PA Police-Paintball Assault

Thursday, June 26, 2003 at 09:40




Prince Albert Police are investigating an incident of assault with a weapon.


Two young girls were walking in the area of the John M. Cuelenaere Library on Tuesday evening when a passing vehicle swerved toward them almost striking them.


The vehicle’s occupants then opened fire at the girls, ages 8 and 11, with a paintball gun.


The car then fled the seen.


Both girls received minor injuries, one in the area of the eye, and were both emotionally traumatized by the event.


The vehicle is described as a later model red 4-door, occupied by two males, no further descriptions are available at this time.


If anyone has any information about this crime, you are asked to call the Prince Albert Police Service at 953-4222, or Prince Albert Crimestoppers at 922-8477, 922-TIPS.