The Calgary Police Service is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the person responsible for stealing a box of ashes.
The ashes are those of the victim’s late husband, according to a release from CPS, and had been stolen by an unidentified man in the early hours of Monday, October 26.
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Police state that the suspect broke into a house on the 0 to 100 block of Hawkland Circle NW and stole the box alongside other items.
Police describe the man as “having a slim build, and was wearing a beige backwards ball cap, medical mask, yellow shirt, black jacket and beige pants.”
Police also noted that he may have been in the area in a black compact car prior to the break-in.
Anyone with information about the suspect or the box of ashes is asked to contact the Calgary Police Service’s non-emergency number of 403-266-1234.
Tips can also be left anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or through their website.