Calgary, AB,

Suspect located in Thorncliffe assault

As a result of tips from the public, the suspect wanted in an assault that took place in January 2022, was identified, and charged.

We would like to thank the public and media for their assistance.

Original release

We are seeking public assistance to identify a suspect believed to be responsible for an attack on a man and his service dog that took place in January, in the northeast community of Thorncliffe.

On Thursday, January 13, 2022, at approximately 5 p.m., two friends were walking their service dogs on a pathway near the 500 block of Blackthorn Road N.E., when an unknown man approached one of the dogs and began kicking it.

The owner of the dog told the man to stop kicking the dog, and he subsequently began assaulting the dog owner.

The suspect is described as a man between the ages of 50 and 60 years old, approximately 5'6" to 5'8" tall, with a slim build, long white or grey hair, a mustache, and a beard.

Anyone with information about this incident, or the identity of the suspect, 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

CA# CA22016163/5517