UPDATE: Edmonton Police identify suspect who stole from woman in a wheelchair

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service has identified a suspect that allegedly stole a cell phone from woman in a wheelchair.

Jasper Halfe, 19, is wanted on warrants for theft under, breach of probation and breach of recognizance, related to this incident.

On Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, a woman who was waiting for a DATS bus around 7 a.m. reported that a male suspect approached her in the area of 16 Avenue and 48 Street. He asked to borrow her cell phone to call his grandmother. When the woman reluctantly handed him the cell phone, the suspect ran away with it.

Anyone with information about the suspect is encouraged 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.

Related police report from this case:http://www.canadapolicereport.ca/2017/10/12/please-assist-edmonton-police-to-id-suspect-who-stole-from-woman-in-a-wheelchair/

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