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RCMP are asking for help to track down suspects

The RCMP are asking for the public's help to ideintify this woman, who is suspected to have used a debit card without permission to withdraw a substantial amount of cash.

Help to identify woman

The St. Albert RCMP are asking for the public’s help to identify a woman who they believe used a bank card without permission.

The RCMP received a report that between September 2016 and February 2017 a woman used a bank card that belonged to someone else. The woman withdrew a substantial and undisclosed amount of money from an ATM in St. Albert.

As a result of the RCMP investigation, a picture of a possible suspect has been obtained and St. Albert RCMP are now asking for the public’s help in identifying this woman.

Update on case involving stolen ashes

Police have released more information about the break-in that resulted in the theft of a necklace containing ashes.

The RCMP are now looking for a black Honda Fit car that was seen parked on the driveway of Corey Foy’s home on Deerfield Way on Monday with four teenage males in it.

Foy’s home was broken into on Monday, Nov. 6 between 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. while he was out getting dog food.  When  Foy returned he found that he was missing a fireproof safe and his late wife’s jewelry box. The jewelry box contained many sentimental items including a locket holding the ashes of Foy’s wife and  wedding rings. The box also contained items he was keeping to give to his three daughters.

RCMP recruiting women

The RCMP are looking for women to join their team.

On Tuesday Nov. 14 the RCMP will be holding an information session for women interested in policing.

Currently 21.5 per cent of RCMP police officers are women. The RCMP said it is committed to increasing the number of female officers to 30 per cent to better represent the communities they serve.

The RCMP are holding an open house on Tuesday night starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Edmonton K Division location at 11140 – 109 Street in Edmonton.

“A career with the RCMP offers the chance to have a daily positive impact on Canadian communities.

Female and male police officers bring different perspectives to policing that provide a balanced approach to resolving problems and developing relationships with the communities we serve,” Constable Penelope Gavin, spokesperson for the RCMP, said in a press release.

Anyone with information about these or any other crimes is asked to contact St. Albert RCMP at 780-458-7700 or the Morinville RCMP at 780-939-4550. Anonymous tips can be provided to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or at www.tipsubmit.com.

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