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Springbank homeowner comes across break-and-enter in progress: RCMP

"The homeowner was approached by a masked individual with a firearm who forced the homeowner to the ground," Cochrane RCMP stated.
Airdrie RCMP secured the area after human remains were found east of Airdrie on May 4.
Cochrane RCMP are investigating an armed break-and-enter in Springbank.

A homeowner interrupted a break-and-enter at their Springbank residence on May 9 and was then threatened with a firearm, according to a press release from Cochrane RCMP.

The detachment stated the call came in during the early hours of May 9 from a residence in Upland Ridge, and the officers' investigation revealed the homeowner came home to find their household being burgled.

"The homeowner was approached by a masked individual with a firearm who forced the homeowner to the ground," Cochrane RCMP stated. "The suspect left the residence in what is described as an older model grey blue SUV or van, possibly a Honda Odyssey."

The suspect has been described as Caucasian, standing 5'9" weighing 160 pounds. He had a raspy voice and was wearing large work boots, a dark hoodie and jack, black pants with cargo pockets, gloves, and a balaclava.

If you have information on this crime, please contact the Cochrane RCMP at 403-932-2211. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.