Skip the Dishes driver allegedly assaulted and robbed in Edmonton

Sep 12 2019, 10:31 am

An early morning Skip the Dishes delivery took an ugly turn on Friday, August 30.

A 50-year-old Skip the Dishes driver in Edmonton was making a 4 am delivery in the area of 163 Avenue and 100 Street when he was allegedly stabbed and robbed.

A release from the Edmonton Police Service states that the driver had allegedly been approached by three suspects who demanded his belongings as well as the Skip the Dishes delivery.

The delivery driver was allegedly stabbed during the ensuing struggle, with the suspects fleeing in an unknown vehicle, according to police.

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The release notes that the 50-year-old man was taken to hospital shortly after the incident with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are asking anyone with information on the early morning incident to come forward by calling their non-emergency number of 780-423-4567, or leaving a tip anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or by visiting their website.