Man attacked while camping at Tracadie Beach Sunday released from hospital

Police report that they have received some tips from the public, but none that have assisted in identifying the suspect or his counterparts.

Published on July 30, 2014
RCMP

Police are still looking to identify the persons involved in the assault of a Charlottetown man on the weekend.

The RCMP says the victim, a 53-year-old man, has been released from hospital.

The investigation has revealed that there was only one assailant, but the person had been accompanied by others.

Police report that they have received some tips from the public, but none that have assisted in identifying the suspect or his counterparts.

The RCMP say a couple that were camping on Tracadie Beach Sunday report several males approached their tent and physically assaulted the male camper between 4 pm and 5 pm.  The victim sustained serious injuries and was a treated at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

The male suspects fled the scene in a vehicle and were believed to be travelling with several females.

Anyone who has information about the incident or information about a vehicle in the area in the early hours of Sunday are asked to contact Queens District RCMP at 902-368-9300 or P.E.I. Crime Stoppers  at 1-800-222-8477.