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Vail Police Seek Assistance in Identifying Assault Suspect

  • 28 December 2020
Vail Police Seek Assistance in Identifying Assault Suspect

At approximately 11:30 a.m. Dec. 23, Vail police officers on patrol near the intersection of Bridge Street and Gore Creek Drive learned that a physical altercation had just occurred nearby. The altercation began as a result of the victim not wearing a face covering in Vail Village. This incident escalated when the unidentified offender struck the victim in the face before fleeing the scene.

Vail Police are requesting assistance from the public in identifying the male suspect taken from the town’s surveillance system. Anyone with information that could help in identifying the suspect is asked to contact Officer John Coates at 970-479-2200 or email

Vail police would like to remind everyone that facial coverings are required throughout Vail Village and Lionshead, including the parking structures. For more information about Town of Vail and Eagle County public health protocols, please visit

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