UPDATE: Eagle police have found the man they suspect pushed, threw an elderly couple on the Greenbelt over a dispute.
Police say they have identified and interviewed a suspect in connection with the battery of an elderly couple and an investigation is underway.
Eagle Police have identified and interviewed the suspect in connection with the battery of an elderly couple on the Greenbelt today. The case is still under investigation. No charges have been filed at this point. Thanks to everyone who provided tips. We greatly appreciate it.— Ada County Sheriff (@AdaCoSheriff) September 30, 2020
Eagle Police are searching for a man they suspect of pushing an elderly man down an embankment and shoving an elderly woman to the ground.
Police say a dispute began when an elderly couple asked the man to put his dog on a leash on the Greenbelt behind Merrill Park. The suspect allegedly threw the 83-year-old man down a nearby embankment and shoved the 72-year-old woman to the ground.
The suspect is described as a man in his 50's, around 6-feet tall and around 220 lbs. Police say he was wearing a pink shirt and khaki-colored pants.
Anyone with information is asked to call Ada County dispatch at 208-377-6790.