Airdrie, Alberta – On Thursday, March 2, 2017, at approximately 6:20 p.m. tp 6:40 p.m., a suspect male entered the Ron Ebbesen Arena on East Lake Crescent NE, Airdrie, and stole a child’s medical insulin pump from a change room while he was playing hockey. The child’s mother confirmed the pump is a lifeline for her son who is affected by Type 1 Diabetes, and estimates it is valued at over $5000.00.
RCMP have obtained video surveillance from the arena, and a photograph of the suspect has been obtained. He is described as:
- Caucasian male
- Slim to average build and approximate 6’0″ tall
- Wearing a Navy Blue toque with a White emblem on it and White writing on the fold, Jeans, Black Hooded Winter Jacket with Gray lining, Black running shoes White Nike Logo
- Brown goatee
RCMP are asking anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact Cst. Jennifer Weedmark at the Airdrie RCMP at 403-945-7200. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1.800.222.8477 (TIPS), by Internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers [www.crimestoppers.ab.ca] for instructions on how to do). You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), the recovery of stolen property, and/or a seizure of illicit drugs, you may be eligible for a cash reward.
Police file: 2017-266180