Calgary, AB,

Man charged in alleged attempted sexual assault

A Calgary man has been charged after he was arrested during a break and enter into a residence in what was believed to be an attempted sexual assault.

At approximately 9:40 a.m., on Monday, April 1, 2019, police were called to a home in the 0-100 block of Legacy Boulevard S.E., for reports that a man had gained entry into a home, while a woman was asleep in the home at the time. Police arrived, and the woman managed to escape to safety. The man was subsequently arrested inside the home.

This incident is believed to be sexually motivated and these types of criminal allegations are of serious concern to the Calgary Police Service. Investigators are seeking public assistance with information about the accused, as they believe people in the community may have relevant information that can assist with this ongoing investigation. Anyone who has spoken with the accused, or interacted with him recently, specifically those who have dealt with him in the community or in a retail environment, are asked to contact police.

John Joseph MACINDOE, 33, of Calgary, has been charged with break and enter with intent and criminal harassment.

MACINDOE is described as Caucasian, approximately 5’8” tall, 230 pounds, with brown eyes, and brown hair with a receding hairline. A photo of MACINDOE can be found on The City of Calgary Newsroom.

Anyone with information about MACINDOE is asked to contact the police non-emergency number 403-266-1234. Tips can also be left anonymously through Crime Stoppers:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477TYPE:

Case #19132864/3951