March 2, 2016 3:12 pm
Updated: March 3, 2016 9:10 am

Man robs Calgary senior after ringing doorbell of her northeast home

Police are searching for a suspect who forced his way into a home in the 0 to 100 block of Harvest Grove Green N.E. on March 1, 2016.

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CALGARY – Police are searching for a man who forced his way into the home of a Calgary senior on Tuesday, stealing several of her belongings.

It happened in the 0 to 100 block of Harvest Grove Green N.E. between 9:45 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.

Investigators said the suspect rang the doorbell, threatening the elderly homeowner with a weapon when she answered the door.

The suspect stole several items including money and jewelry.

He is described as 5’10” and was wearing a black balaclava over his face as well as black gloves, a black jacket and dark blue or black pants.

“At this time, investigators believe this was a random incident,” police said in a news release.

Anyone with information is asked to call police or contact Crime Stoppers.

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