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Crimes of the week


Published: September 11, 2014
File: 14-37

1. Seeking Public Assistance - Bank Robbery
Case #14348914 

The Calgary Police Service is seeking public assistance in relation to a bank robbery.  

At approximately 3:20 p.m., on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, a man entered a bank in the 800 block of 49 Avenue S.W. He approached the teller, produced a note and demanded money. 

The man was given an undisclosed amount of money and left the bank. No one was injured during the robbery.

The man is described as black, between 20 and 25 years old, approximately 5’11” tall, 190 lbs., with a slim build and dark hair that was curling out from under the back of a hat. He wore blue coveralls with a fluorescent orange and yellow safety vest, a baseball hat and was carrying a dark-coloured backpack.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Calgary Police Service Robbery Unit at 403-428-8787 or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org
TEXT: 274637


2. Seeking Public Assistance - Convenience Store Robbery
Case #14348209 

The Calgary Police Service is seeking public assistance to identify two men who robbed a convenience store at gunpoint, injuring an employee and a customer in the process.

At approximately 3:45 a.m., on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, two men entered a convenience store located in the 7200 block of Ogden Road S.E. One of the men, armed with a weapon, assaulted a customer and a store employee. The culprits obtained an undisclosed quantity of money and merchandise before fleeing from the store.

Both the clerk and customer were treated by EMS for minor injuries and released.

The first suspect is described as black, with a heavy build. He was wearing sweatpants, a black Adidas jacket with a black and yellow Rock Star vest over top.

The second man is described as dark skinned, possibly Middle Eastern of descent. He was wearing a blue sweater, grey sweatpants and had a black bandana.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Det. Graeme Sloane at 403-428-2700, or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org
TEXT: 274637


3. Serious Assault Investigation
Case # 14346958 

The Calgary Police Service continues to investigate a serious assault that occurred on the weekend, and investigators would like to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time.

At approximately 2:45 a.m., on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, police were called to the area of 12 Street and 17 Avenue S.W., for reports of a man being assaulted by a group of four other men. The four alleged attackers left the area prior to police arrival and the victim was transported to hospital where he remains in critical condition.

Investigators are working to determine the motive for the attack and whether the victim and the attackers were previously known to one another.

Anyone who was in the area from 2 a.m. to approximately 3 a.m., is asked to call Det. Steve Dueck at 403-428-2700, or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org
TEXT: 274637


4. Bank Robbery
Robbery Unit 

At approximately 9:45 a.m., on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, a man walked into the Bank of Nova Scotia in the 1400 block of 17 Avenue S.W., and approached a bank teller. He handed the employee a note that demanded cash. He was given an undisclosed amount of money and calmly walked out of the bank.

The suspect is described as black, between 23 to 25 years old, 5’11” to 6’1” tall, 130 to 150 lbs., with a slim build. He had a goatee and was wearing a baseball hat, black hoodie with a black puffy vest, baggy track-style pants, and dark-coloured runners.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Calgary Police Service Robbery Unit at 403-428-8787 or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org
TEXT: 274637


5. Bankers Hall assault 
Case #14320285 

On Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, security at Banker’s Hall located at 320 9 St. S.W., spotted a man in the food court, who had previously been asked to leave the premises. 

Security confronted the suspect and attempted to escort him out. However as they did so, the suspect spit on one of the security officers and punched him in the face before running off.

The offender is described as Caucasian, 20 to 25 years old, 5’9” tall, with dirty blonde hair and a beard. He was originally wearing a grey t-shirt, long white cargo shorts with a black stripe down the sides and black runners.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Cst. Regine Landry in the District 1 office at 403-428-6100 or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org
TEXT: 274637


6. Taxi Driver Assault
Case #14305305 

On Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, just after midnight, a Mayfair Taxi picked up an unknown man from the 500 block of Woodpark Boulevard S.W. The suspect asked the driver to take him to an address in the community of Abbeydale.

Once the taxi arrived at the destination the suspect gave the driver $60.00 cash. When the driver started counting the change, the suspect began punching him in the side of the face then grabbed him by the neck in an attempt to choke him. The suspect then got out of the cab and fled on foot towards his destination.  

The victim suffered swelling and bruising to his right eye. 

The suspect gave the name of  ‘Ed’ and is described as Caucasian, 20 to 25 years old, 5’6” to 5’8” tall, with a day’s growth of facial hair, and a tattoo on his upper left arm. He was wearing a Volcom baseball cap, a beige Under Armour T-shirt and blue jeans. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Cst. Daryl Clark in the District 4 office at 403-428-6400, or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org
TEXT: 274637


7. Esso Assault
Case #14303536 

At 9:30 p.m., on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, an unknown man and woman entered the Esso Gas Station located at 4700 16 Ave. N.W. As the man became verbally abusive towards the clerk he was asked to leave the store. 

Instead of leaving the store, the suspect threw a package from a shelf at the clerk and a struggle ensued. The man then struck the victim in the head with his fists several times, and the female suspect struck him several times with her purse before they exited the store.

The male suspect is described as Caucasian, in his mid-30s, 6’ 0” tall, with short brown curly hair. He was wearing dark pants, a blue jean jacket, dark-green shoes, and a grey and beige New Orleans Saints hat. 

The female suspect is described as Caucasian, in her mid-20s, 5’ 4” tall, with glasses and long dark hair. She was wearing blue jeans, a red shirt, black hoodie with a yellow logo on the back, blue shoes and had a brown purse.

Anyone with information as to the identity of these individuals or about this crime is asked to call Cst. Brendan Wallace at the District 2 office at 403-428-6200, or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637


8. Truck theft  
Case #14297041 

On Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at approximately 2:30 p.m., an unknown man stole a black 2000 Chevrolet Silverado from the Centex gas station located at 3110 36 St. S.E., when the victim went inside to pay for gas. 

The following day the victim’s purse was found in a garbage bin in the 0-100 block of Pennsburg Way S.E., and the truck was later recovered in the 0-100 block of Templewood Drive N.E. 

The suspect is described as Middle Eastern, 5’10” tall, weighing 200 lbs., with a goatee, and black hair. He was wearing a maroon T-shirt with white design on front, blue jeans, and black runners with red trim.
 
Anyone with information as to the identity of this individual or about this crime is asked to call Cst. Dave Mapplebeck at the District 4 office at 403-428-6400, or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637


9. Break-in and Credit Card Fraud
Case #14253732

 
Sometime between Friday, June 13, and Thursday, July 3, 2014, unknown culprit(s) broke into the compound belonging to Tesla Exploration, located at 4500 8a St. N.E., by cutting the chain-link fence. Once inside culprit(s) broke into various vehicles. 

In one instance two fuel cards were stolen and later found to have been used for fuel purchases in Calgary, and at several locations in B.C., totaling over $9,000.

It is believed the suspect(s) were filling jerry cans with fuel for re-sale. 

One suspect is described as Caucasian, with short light-brown or blonde hair and had a slim to medium build. He was riding in a dark-coloured SUV with a rear-attached spare tire. 

Anyone with information as to the identity of this individual or about this crime is asked to call Cst. Steve Greenhough at the District 3 office at 403-428-6300, or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

 

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The photos below are of individuals who may have information relating to various shoplifting, theft, gas drive-offs, property damage, and/or fraud-related activities taking place around the city. If you can identify any of these individuals, please call Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org 
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

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