Medicine Hat couple awakened by unknown male inside their residence, police arrest male from Lethbridge

Medicine Hat, Alberta – During the early morning hours of March 2, 2021 the Medicine Hat Police Service (MHPS) received a report of a break and enter in progress at a home in the Southwest Hill area.

On arrival officers learned that the couple who reside in the residence was awakened to a male unknown to them. After an interaction between the male and the couple the male left the scene only to be arrested by Patrol officers following quick response.

Medicine Hat Police Service
Medicine Hat Police Service

Following the arrest of the suspect, stolen property from the residence was recovered. The incident did not result in physical injuries to those involved and the support of Victim Services has been offered to the couple. A 33-year-old Lethbridge male is held in custody and charged with break and enter to a dwelling as well as failing to comply with court order.

Medicine Hat Police Service



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