Calgary, AB,

Adult and youth charged in theft from Chinook Mall

We have charged one adult and one youth in relation to a theft that occurred at Chinook Mall last month.

At approximately 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2024, it is believed that an adult and a youth entered The Bay at Chinook Mall, located at 6455 Macleod Tr. S.W., stole two high-end winter coats, and left the store. When they were followed by security officers, it is believed that the adult suspect produced a knife and threatened the officers, before leaving the scene.

Staff at the store contacted police and the suspects were located a short distance away, in possession of the stolen merchandise.

As a result of the investigation, Bobby BURNS, 20, has been charged with assault, theft under $5,000 and carrying a concealed weapon.

One youth, 16, has been charged with theft under $5,000. He cannot be named under provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Both are scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday, March. 5, 2024.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police by calling 403-266-1234. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
APP: P3 Tips