Photos released of suspects allegedly sneaking into YYC houses while residents sleep

Jul 23 2019, 5:57 pm

The Calgary Police Service is attempting to identify two people who have allegedly been breaking into peoples’ houses while they sleep and stealing various belongings.

According to a release from CPS, the service is investigating after two break-ins were reported on the nights of Tuesday, July 16, and Friday, July 19.

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Both took place sometime between 3 am and 4:30 am, with the suspects gaining entrance through a main floor window.

The first break-in occurred at the 100 block of Copperfield Gardens SE, with credit cards being among the items stolen. The release states that the suspects had rummaged through the residents’ bedroom while they were asleep.

The suspects allegedly used those stolen credit cards at a nearby convenience store, where the CCTV footage was taken and their images captured.

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Break and enter suspects (Calgary Police Service)

The second break-in occurred at the 100 block of Cranberry Lane SE, though the residents managed to wake up and notify police.

CPS also noted that two other houses were targetted on that same street, though attempts to gain entrance were unsuccessful.

According to the release, the male suspect is described as around 40 years old with a slim build, while the female suspect appears to be around 20 years old with a slim build, blonde hair, and tattoos on her right arm and chest.

Anyone who recognizes these individuals, or knows anything about the break-ins, is asked to contact the Calgary Police Service by calling 403-266-1234 or to leave a tip anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or through their website.