Weapon Brandished In Two Separate Street Robberies
LETHBRIDGE: Regional Police are investigating two street robberies in the downtown area
Monday morning. In both cases, a knife was displayed.
The first incident happened just after 7:00 near the corner of 8th Street and
4 Avenue South. A 47-year old woman was approached by another woman who had a
knife. The suspect grabbed the victim's lunch bag a fled.
The second incident happened just before 8:00 in the 900 block of 4th Avenue
South. A 35-year old woman had her bag grabbed from behind. When a struggle
ensured the suspect produced a knife and demanded the victim's wallet. The
victim refused and the suspect took off. Neither victim was injured.
In both cases the suspect is described as a Caucasian female, believed to be
in her 20s, of average height (approximately five-feet-six) and build (120 lbs),
wearing a black sweater/hoodie with a white logo or lettering on the front. The
hood was up and the female was carrying a knife.
the matter is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at
403-328-4444 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477.
Posted on Monday, July 22, 2013 at 12/10/2013 2:50:11 PM
Source: Regional Police Bulletin