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RCMP Okotoks: Weekend Update

Okotoks RCMP seeks Pubic Assistance in an Assault with Bear Spray

Okotoks, AB -On September 9, 2016 at approximately 3:30 pm Okotoks RCMP were called to Spruce Meadows to investigate an assault involving bear spray.

Security personnel at Spruce Meadows located and approached a male acting suspicious. As they approached the suspicions male, he  produced a can of bear spray and sprayed both security personnel. The spray incapacitated them long enough for the male to flee on foot. The victims were treated and released on scene by EMS.

Description of male: Caucasian, late 40s -early 50’s, 5’11” – 6′, 180-200 lbs, medium build, brown collar length hair, tanned skin, bright white teeth, wearing a tan ball cap with “Windriver” embroidered on it, blue collared shirt, navy blue jacket, blue jeans and brown leather shoes.

Okotoks RCMP is requesting assistance in solving this crime, if anyone has information regarding this incident please contact the Okotoks RCMP at 403-938-4202 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)

Firearms warrant executed in rural area MD of Foothills

Okotoks, AB – On September 9th, 2016 at approximately 12:00 p.m, Okotoks RCMP with the assistance of Okotoks GIS unit executed a firearms warrant in relation to an ongoing Mental Health Act investigation on a rural property in the Municipality of Foothills.

Okotoks RCMP seized four firearms along with ammunition.

Firearms hearing is pending. No charges have been laid relating to this occurrence.

No one was injured during the execution of this warrant.

The RCMP is always seeking public help is solving crime.  If you have any information, regarding any other crime, please call the Okotoks RCMP Detachment at 403-995-4202. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).  You do not need to reveal your identity and Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to Call Display, Call Trace or tape any phone calls. If your information leads to an arrest, you may qualify for a cash award up to $2,000.00.  We want your tip, not your name. Call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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