Calgary, AB,

Theft From Locksmith

The Calgary Police Service is warning business owners and motor vehicle dealerships to be vigilant following the theft of key-making equipment.

Between 11 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, and 5 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, four unknown men broke into a Calgary locksmith company.  

Once inside, the culprits took approximately $70,000 worth of tools and equipment specific to lock manufacturing and safe maintenance. The equipment can be used to cut and activate vehicle keys, including electronic chip keys and vending machine keys. The suspects also stole a device that has the capability to unlock combination safes.

The first man is described as Caucasian, and was wearing a Nike sun visor, dark clothing, dark gloves and wore a black bandana.

The second man is described as Caucasian, wearing a dark hoodie, jeans, a baseball cap and dark gloves.

The third man was wearing a grey hoodie and a mask with a picture of a skull on it.

No description is available for the fourth man.

The suspects fled in a stolen white 2010 Nissan Xterra that did not have a license plate on it at the time.

CCTV photos of the people, as well as the vehicle, believed to be linked to this investigation can be found on The City of Calgary Newsroom.

Dealerships and businesses with combination safes are asked to keep a close eye on their properties and report anything that may appear suspicious.

Anyone who may have information about this case is asked to call police at 403-266-1234, or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

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

Case #14491260