Cochrane RCMP Investigate Robbery With a Firearm

Cochrane, Alberta – On July 27th, 2016, the Cochrane RCMP responded to complaint of a robbery at Gleneagles Estates, Cochrane.

At about 7:25 AM on July 27th, 2016 the Cochrane RCMP were called to Gleneagles Estates Lane when the homeowner had entered his garage and found a male inside. The male had told the homeowner that he had a gun and threatened to use it.

The male left in a stolen red or maroon Acura 4 door with Alberta Licence plate ZHE360 which was stolen out of Airdrie.  He had a female passenger in the vehicle with him.

The male is described as approximately 5’8 or 5’10 with darker skin and brown short hair.  He had a lean face and body and was wearing a faded black long sleeve shirt with dark jeans and dark runners.  The female passenger was Caucasian and had brunette wavy hair and sunglasses.

The garage is attached to the house but was not pried open.  It appears that the door had been left open.  A variety of sporting equipment was stolen, including a bear hunting bow, a Gerber brush cutting tool (machette) with a black sheath, a rifle style pellet gun and a soft bow case containing a bow and practice arrows.

Below are pictures the homeowner took of the car.  The soft bow case is visible in the pictures also.  If anyone sees this vehicle occupied, RCMP advises not to approach but to call 911 right away.  If anyone sees this vehicle unoccupied, please call the complaint line at 403-932-2211.

If you have any information about these or any other incident, please call the Cochrane RCMP at 403-851-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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