On October 9, at 7:38 p.m., Airdrie Rural RCMP responded to Cross Iron Mills mall for a report of an assault. A youth resident of Airdrie told police he was assaulted by an unknown male.

"The youth reported he was confronted by a male in the movie theatre parking lot and challenged to fight. The youth declined and entered the mall when the male attacked him," a press release stated.

Security footage showed the suspect walking near the youth with an unknown female. The male placed the youth in a choke hold rendering him unconscious. The youth attended Airdrie urgent care as a precaution.

Police are seeking public assistance in identifying the following individuals. The male suspect is described as having black hair in a ponytail and a black beard, with a slight build and medium complexion. He was wearing a white long-sleeve shirt, shorts, and sunglasses. 

The female suspect is described as having black hair in a ponytail, with a medium build and medium complexion. She was wearing all black.

Should the public recognize either of these persons please contact the Airdrie RCMP at 403-945-7267. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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