5 December 2016

Muslim Women Threatened in Edmonton

UPDATE (December 6, 2016): There is currently a suspect in custody.

So, this happened on November 8 (hmmm, what else happened on that day?):
Police seek public’s assistance to identify LRT hate crime suspect 
For Immediate Release:05-Dec-2016 @ 3:15 PM
MRU #:16R0131 
The Edmonton Police Service is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a male suspect in connection with an alleged hate crime that occurred at the University of Alberta LRT Station on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. 
The EPS Hate Crimes Detail is investigating the alleged incident, which saw an elderly male approach and threaten two young women wearing hijabs (head scarves), at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 8th. 
Cell phone video shot by one of the complainants shows an elderly male pulling a rope from his pocket, then tying a noose, before issuing the threat, “This is for you!” The suspect male then proceeded to sing O’Canada in front of the two women. 
The suspect is described as a (see image below):
  • Caucasian male 
  • In his 60s 
  • Thin build
  • Glasses
  • Balding with grey hair
Anyone who has information about this incident is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.tipsubmit.com/start.htm.

Please contact Scott Pattison at (780) 421-3553 for more information.
Any information on this incident and of this individual, please contact the authorities in Edmonton.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

They caught the guy!