Six-month-old safe after vehicle theft

Calgary police are investigating the family of a six-month-old taken in the Monday afternoon theft of a running vehicle at Sunridge Mall.

While the vehicle and child were both recovered, the male suspect was able to make off with both because the car was unoccupied while left running.


 “We’re going to look at the totality of the situation from both sides of the equation and make sure that we respectfully deal with both sides of it,” says CPS Staff Sergeant Jeff Bell.

The alleged thief was arrested less than 300 metres from where the theft occurred.

Dawson Enns

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Stolen police car ends with one in custody

Calgary police have arrested one person after a police car was stolen on Monday afternoon.

Police say the car was stolen near 28 avenue and 14 street S.W. while an officer left his car to talk to a group of people while one individual got into the car and drove away


“Sometimes we don’t have the luxury to shut our vehicles off, and this isn’t done for the convenience of staying warm,” Staff Sgt. Jeff Bell said regarding the theft

About 30 minutes after the theft, the car was located in the SAIT parkade and the person was arrested.

-James Dunn