UPDATE: Strathmore RCMP lay charges in attempted abduction

Langdon, Alberta – Following an investigation into an attempted abduction that occurred in Langdon on August 16, Strathmore RCMP have laid charges against a 32-year-old man.

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On August 16 the Strathmore RCMP launched an investigation and with the assistance of Calgary Police Service and the Airdrie General Investigation Section. The RCMP were able to identify a suspect.

Mohamad Jeha of Calgary has been charged with attempted kidnapping and assault. He has been released on conditions and scheduled to appear at Provincial Court of Alberta in Strathmore on September 19, 2017.

This matter is now before the courts and no further information will be provided.

Background

August 17, 2017

Strathmore RCMP – Investigate attempted abduction in Langdon

Langdon, Alberta – The Strathmore RCMP is investigating a complaint of an attempted abduction in the Langdon area that took place on the afternoon of August 16th, 2017.

A young adult woman was approached by an unknown male, who was insistent in his efforts to ‘pick her up’ despite being rebuked several times by the woman. The male physically grabbed the woman to force her to take a photo with him, and made repeated references to wanting her to come with him. When the woman attempted to depart, the male allegedly grabbed her by the neck and started dragging her towards his vehicle. A bystander intervened, and the male immediately departed.

The male is described as being of East Indian or Lebanese descent, with darker skin, approximately 6 feet tall, and wore a white t-shirt with an emblem and blue jeans. The male was driving a red 4-door sedan. The male stated that he was living in Calgary.

The Strathmore RCMP is asking that anyone with information pertaining to this incident contact the Strathmore RCMP at (403) 934-3968.

Strathmore RCMP


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