On January 24, 2018 at approximately 8:00 pm, two unknown males attempted to force their way into a residence located in the Crestwood area of Medicine Hat. When the home owner resisted, one of the males produced a weapon and assaulted the home owner. After a brief struggle, both suspects fled the area. The homeowner was not seriously injured. The suspects are described as:
· Indigenous male, approximately 26-27 years old, 5’10”- 6’ tall, 200 lbs, pock marks on face, wearing a black hoodie and a black toque.
· Caucasian male, approximately 26-27 years old, 6’ tall, thin build, 165-170 lbs, wearing a dark colored hoodie and baggy pants.
While the investigation is ongoing, it is believed that this residence was specifically targeted and as such there is no general public safety risk.
Anyone with information that could assist with this investigation is asked to contact the Medicine Hat Police Service at 403-529-8481 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800 -222-8477 (TIPS)
Major Crimes Section
Medicine Hat Police Service