Update: Case closed in alleged assault at Telford Lake

RCMP: Incident determined to be a fabrication

Update (March 19):

Leduc RCMP say they've closed the book on an alleged sexual assault from earlier this year.

Last month, police said a woman had reported it happening on a date at Telford Lake, where she'd met up with a man she'd initially connected with through an online dating app.

On Tuesday, police confirmed that after an extensive investigation, they've determined that the accusation had been fabricated.

No charges were laid, as the case has since been closed.


Original Story (February 26):

Leduc Police are looking for more information into an alleged sexual assault that took place last month here in Leduc.

RCMP say the victim and the suspect met through an online dating app at Telford Lake back on January 13 where the alleged incident took place.

According to police, the suspect was driving a blue 4 door Toyota car and it's believed the person in question lives in Edmonton.

The male suspect is described as white with blonde hair, brown eyes, standing 6 feet tall with a fit build, possible acne on their face and wearing a box style necklace.

Anyone with more information should contact Leduc RCMP at 780-980-7267 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.  (JSL/THE ONE NEWS)

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