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Calgary police looking for help identifying person involved in LRT assaults

CCTV images of a man Calgary police believe assaulted a couple on the city's LRT system on Dec. 4, 2021. handout / Calgary Police Service

Calgary police are looking for assistance to identify a man they believe is responsible for a pair of assaults on the city’s LRT system.

Police were called to the City Hall LRT station at around 11 a.m. on Dec. 4 after reports of an assault.

They received reports that a man and woman travelling on a train together got into a verbal argument. When they got off the train at the City Hall LRT station, an unknown man physically assaulted the man and then started to attack the female, police said.

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CCTV image of a man (R) Calgary police believe assaulted a couple on the city's LRT system on Dec. 4, 2021. handout / City of Calgary
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CCTV image of a man Calgary police believe assaulted a couple on the city's LRT system on Dec. 4, 2021. handout / Calgary Police Service

Investigators are releasing CCTV images of the person they suspect of initiating the assaults.

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Police describe the man as in his early 20s, approximately five foot six, with black hair and a black beard. He was wearing a black jacket, grey scarf, glasses and a black backpack at the time.

Anyone with information on the person’s identity is asked to call the CPS non-emergency number at 403-266-1234 or contact Crime Stoppers, citing case #21481829/4757

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