Seeking public assistance in kidnapping and robbery
The Calgary Police Service is seeking public assistance in a kidnapping and robbery that occurred in the city’s northwest.
On Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, between approximately 7 and 8 p.m., a man approached his vehicle located outside a residence in the 3600 block of Brenner Drive N.W. While entering his vehicle, he was approached by an unknown male who entered the vehicle by force.
The suspect demanded the victim’s phone and wallet and then directed the victim to drive the vehicle, described as a silver or grey 2005 Ford Focus. It is believed the car travelled northbound on Shaganappi Trail before stopping at a construction site located near Sage Meadows Green N.W. and Symons Valley Parkway N.W.
The suspect attempted to obtain the victim’s banking PIN and after he was unable to obtain this information, he assaulted the victim causing serious injuries. He then fled the scene on foot.
The victim attempted to drive away from the scene and became unconscious while driving causing his vehicle to enter a ditch along Burma Road N.W. EMS located the victim at approximately 9:45 p.m. He was taken to hospital where he was treated for life-threatening injuries.
The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, between 5’10” and 6’ tall. He was wearing a grey or tan hoodie, a dark blue or black coat, and blue jeans.
Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call the Calgary Police Service non-emergency line at 403-266-1234, or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637