Calgary, AB,

Assault against senior in Martindale

The Calgary Police Service is investigating an assault on a senior in the northeast community of Martindale.

At approximately 3 a.m. today, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, an elderly man walking in the 100 block of Martindale Blvd. N.E. was approached by two men and was physically assaulted. The two suspects ran from the scene. The elderly man was transported to hospital where he remains in stable condition.

Investigators are retrieving CCTV footage and speaking to any homeowners in the area that may have information surrounding these incidents. Initial CCTV images show that a small white vehicle stopped at the scene and witnessed the crime in progress against the elderly male. The vehicle attempted to follow one of the suspects but the man was able to get away.

Further details are being collected before a motive for the incident can be determined.

Investigators are also attempting to speak to an elderly woman who was robbed in the vicinity at about the same time, to determine how both incidents are related.

Anyone who may have information about these incidents is asked to call the Calgary Police Service at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers through the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477


CASE # 18447035, 18447026 / 3553