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Assault suspect contacts Roy City Police after department seeks public’s help identifying him

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Posted at 2:41 PM, May 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-12 00:19:57-04

Update: the suspect has been identified. Roy City Police announced via Facebook that the “person of interest” contacted the department himself.

Original story continues below:

ROY, Utah — The Roy City Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying an assault suspect.

The man assaulted an elderly man in the Country Meadows Trailer Park, according to a Facebook post by the department. Photos of the suspect show him wearing a blue baseball cap and a blue t-shirt with an American flag graphic. He was driving a dark-colored Chevrolet pickup truck with Nevada plates.

Police asked anyone who recognizes the man to call (801) 629-8221 and reference Roy Police case #19RO9111.

The department also included a message to the suspect himself:

“If this is you, please call us,” the Facebook post read. “Otherwise your friends will see this and call us, we like to cut out the middle man.”