Calgary, AB,

Search Conducted in Ahmed Homicide

Based upon information obtained through the investigation and assistance from the public, the Calgary Police Service will be searching an area in the southeast related to the robbery and homicide of Maqsood AHMED.

The area being searched today at 9:30 a.m., is adjacent to the railway tracks located by Penbrooke Road and Penbrooke Close S.E. This location is west of 68 Street S.E., north of 17 Avenue.

Officers are looking for items that were stolen during the robbery.

At approximately 9:40 p.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, AHMED and a female co-worker were closing up a business in the 4700 block of Westwinds Drive N.E. AHMED was leaving on foot with cash and receipts when he was approached and attacked by two men. He was robbed of his cash and stabbed.

AHMED, 55, was transported to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The woman, an employee of the company was uninjured.

Police continue to as anyone with information about this incident to call police at 403-266-1234, the Homicide Unit Tip Line at 403-428-8877 or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

CASE # 14395573

Media advisory notice to follow