RCMP in Happy Valley-Goose Bay are looking for the public’s help to identify a suspect in an assault that occurred at the Sandbar Lounge in the town on Thursday Aug. 16.
Around 12:20 a.m., an unidentified person reportedly entered the bar, approached the female bartender and without warning punched her in the face. The bartender was knocked down and struck a number of times before she was able to fight off her attacker and run out of the bar.
The suspect is described as a man with a medium complexion and medium build. He was wearing an orange sweatshirt with grey sleeves and hood, a yellow hat, faded jeans and glasses.
The victim was treated in hospital for her injuries and later released from hospital.
Anyone with any information on this matter or who may know the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the Happy Valley-Goose Bay RCMP at (709) 896-3383.
Anyone with information and who wishes to remain anonymous, can call Crime Stoppers anytime at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Calls to Crime Stoppers are not traced and police say if they make an arrest and lay charges based on your tip, you could be eligible for a cash reward.