Strathmore, Alberta – Charges have been laid after Strathmore RCMP caught a suspect in the act of breaking into a seniors apartment complex.
On May 18 at 1:15 pm., Strathmore RCMP responded to a call of a break and enter in progress at a seniors retirement apartment building in Strathmore. Upon police arrival, the suspect fled on foot. A foot chase ensued and when caught, the suspect resisted arrest and fought with the officers. Officers were able to arrest the suspect and take him into custody.
Bryce Gibson, age 48, of Strathmore has been charged with Break and Enter, resist arrest and assaulting a peace officer. He is scheduled to appear in Strathmore Provincial court on June 2, 2017.
Strathmore RCMP would like to recognize the bravery of the 14-year-old Strathmore resident who saw the break and enter taking place and called 911. Thanks to that 911 call, the suspect was arrested and no one was hurt in this incident.